Why do I need a Mentor?

Are you better off without a mentor or coach? Do you know who Toni Nadal is? He is the Uncle and Coach of Rafael Nadal, the famed tennis player. Rafael has won over 50 tournaments and an Olympic gold medal. He has made 60 million dollars in professional tennis. Ronda Rousey, arguably the best fighter…

Open Source – Dem Bones

Source: Open Source – Dem Bones Introducing Dem Bones: an Open Source Library for Skinning Decomposition, great news!! #rigtip https://www.ea.com/news/open-source-dem-bones #skinning #deformation #opensource Great news for those who never could get the built in Autodesk version to work correctly or with enough flexibility and the updates and improvements sound great from the original creator.

Get to know: Kaye Vassey Technical Animator at Epic Games

Kaye Vassey is a veteran of the feature animation industry, working on such franchises as “Shrek,” “Madagascar” and “How to Train Your Dragon.” She is currently a Senior Technical Animator at Epic Games. Having worked on “Fortnite” most recently, Kaye has been writing and drawing the online comic strips “Legend of Bill” and “The Gnome…

Lean Coffee

Its the hazy days of summer, and we’d like to hear from you before we head “back to school”. What’s on your mind? Let’s get together, to talk about what you’d like to talk about. A great format for that is a Lean Coffee meeting. Lean Coffee is a structured, but agenda-less meeting. Participants gather,…

Bifrost Basics and Resources

Autodesk Bifrost finally released and here is a quick gathering of resources that have been flying around on diffrent social platforms. While it isn’t quite ready to build full rigs with as of this release, you can explore the tools for deformation and start getting comfortable with the workflow. Where to get it https://area.autodesk.com/bifrost/downloads/ https://area.autodesk.com/bifrost/…