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Maximizing Animation and Cinematic Content Workflows for ‘Just Cause 4’

Maximizing Animation and Cinematic Content Workflows for ‘Just Cause 4’ Great talk from our friend Brian covering a cinematic pipeline between Maya and MotionBuilder for their game. Also a nice shout out to our Co-Founder Brad Clark for his help. Brian Venisky @TechAnimator on Twitter About the Talk In this 2019 GDC session, Avalanche Studios’ […]

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Do I really 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 […]

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Compiling C++ Plugins for Maya

  Get a taste for the basics of plugin compiling from Raf and The Cult Of Rig then check out our courses both the Maya C++ API 101 mentor led course and our more advanced 201 on demand plugin coding course.     You can also check out our free API compiling guide book to […]

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Skinning Rigtip for a little known tool

Move Weights tool, a little known tool that you should be using to make skinning easier and allow for added control in a pinch. TDs can use it to speed up skinning by copying good weighting to new joints for twist, like shoulders to a few new twist joints in the upper arm for example. […]

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Cult of Rig : Season 00 Day 010 Finishing Pedals and GodNode Components

Season 00 Day010 Stream – Finishing Pedals and GodNode Components Downloads: Pilot Season – Download   Rigging Dojo Notes: This week we are not doing much of a breakdown, there are many details and things that you simply have to watch through the video to understand and get the most from. We will pick out […]