Face Rigging Rigging 101

MRS mDrake Face Rig from @CGMonastery

In our 8-week class, students will learn the why and how of production facial rigging for 3d animation using Autodesk Maya with feedback and help from our Mentor

Face Rigging 101 – 8 week Mentored course from Rigging Dojo.

Rigging Dojo Face Rigging 101
HippyDrome Face Model rigged in the Rigging Dojo Face Rigging 101 course

Course Weekly breakdown :

Deformation quality, skinning, control building and creating a rig that can be exported to a game engine or upgraded for full feature animation, our course build a foundation for you to continue growing your skills.

Week 1:
Topology and model selection
Reference review and draw overs
Week 2:
Rig setup in detail
Week 3:
Start the rig build based on our reference, joint placement
Week 4:
Jaw and lips
Week 5:
Forehead and eyebrows
Week 6:
Eyes and eyelids
Week 7:
Cheek and squint
Week 8:
Nose, ears, and misc joints
Wrap up

Model from Rigging Dojo and HippyDrome.Com

Apply now – approval required

*current price $642.01

Our course was built around the work from our Past Mentor Daniel McCrummen

Now being taught and updated by Josh Burton from www.cgmonastery.com