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Blazing fast character rigs with Maya

Ready for a deep dive look at how to work thorough your rig to learn how to clean up all those legacy assets that need to move fast and get your animators up and running with as many FPS as possible? Check out our ondemand training Rigging Dojo Ondemand: Optimizing Rigs for Parallel Evaluation Updated […]

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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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Get to know: Nina Fricker – Lead Technical Animator at Insomniac Games

Get to know: Nina Fricker – Lead Technical Animator at Insomniac Games https://www.linkedin.com/in/nina-fricker-9182921/ Let’s start off with some questions from our friend Izzy Cheng Hi Izzy!!! What is some advice you’d give to people getting into Technical Art or Technical Animation? AH!! Where to start?? This is a topic I could talk about a LOT. […]

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Get to know: Isabella Cheng – Technical Artist at Survios

Get to know: Isabella Cheng – Technical Artist and Rigging Dojo Alumna Isabella Cheng Technical Artist at Survios Let’s get started with a bit of background about you, were you always in to computer programming and tech? I was always into games and computers. I went to school at USC for Computer Science with the notion […]

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Guest Post: Tech Animator Dump: Customizing Radical Heights – Part 2

Customizing Radical Heights – Part 2 In this post I will step over the process the artist will run through to get the assets ready for game. The artists can import the mesh from any DCC they choose to create the assets within. The setup process itself is handled entirely in Maya. Part 1 can […]