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FINE 3830: Character Rigging & Animation II

 

 

A studio course focused on mastery of skills for rigging and animating digital 3D characters. Students explore the processes/techniques of animation rigging and its relationship to animating character performances.

Knowledge

  • Construct workable rigs and user interfaces
  • Work with constraints and hierarchies
  • Effectively apply deformers
  • Develop processes of skinning and painting weights
  • Utilize influence objects
  • Perfect character animation skills

Skills

  • Acquire a basic understanding of rigging principles
  • Develop expressive facial animation rigging techniques

Dispositions

  • Be confident in being able to animate a character to a production level quality
  • PROBLEM SOLVE and willingly accept downfalls, re-do’s, and malfunctions