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Auto-Rig Pro: Rig Library

One of our alumni and animator, Joris van Laar, created this library of 24 rig presets for the Blender Auto-Rig Pro, auto rigging and retargeting addon. We are an affiliate so if you buy it from this link we get a small part of the sale and you support our future students and our free […]

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Houdini KineFX Retarget the CMU Motion Capture Database

Looking to replace MotionBuilder pipeline with some out of the box tools in Houdini to process lots of data? Start here. https://www.sidefx.com/tutorials/retarget-the-cmu-motion-capture-database/ https://www.sidefx.com/tutorials/retarget-the-cmu-motion-capture-database-19_5/ *updated “PROJECT FILES AND LESSONS: sidefx.com/tutorials/retarget-the-cmu-motion-capture-database/ This file and accompanying video show how we can use Houdini‚Äôs Kinefx character tools and a TOP network to retarget the Carnegie Mellon University Graphics Lab […]

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Live Blender Rig-along

Join us for a fun opportunity to learn how to rig using Blender with live instruction for free. We will be testing out the new, really cool cloud based, shared learning platform from our friends at UME.Studio. Sign Up Please note that we will be limiting the workshop rig-along to 15 guests only. If you […]

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Alumnus Spotlight Duncan Rudd – Short film “TANKED”

A couple of loved up lobsters have their tango disrupted by a sadistic chef in this short film “TANKED” by Duncan Rudd.

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Optimizing Rigs for Parallel Evaluation, success story “Goro”

Find out about this great rig and how our course helped him speed it up! Mason, can you tell us a little about the project  “I’ve worked as the rigger, alongside a team of nine incredible artists on the SCAD capstone film “Goro Goro“. The film follows the story of Daigoro, a baby thunder god, […]