Rigging Fundamentals in Maya | UArtsy
Rigging Fundamentals in Maya
Instructor:
Jahirul Amin

In this course, Jahirul Amin rigs a scorpion from start to finish in Maya and teaches you his methods on FK & IK Blending!

BENEFITS INCLUDE
Lifetime course access
Project based training
Community feedback
Email and phone support

In this on-demand course, Jahirul Amin shows you how to Rig and Skin a scorpion in Maya from start to finish. Learn his approach on how to tackle the Tail, Spine, Claws, Arms and Legs with methods like FK & IK Blending in this unequivocal tutorial!

The 5 most important lessons:

  1. FK & IK Blending
  2. Blocking and Refining Weights
  3. Creating Joints
  4. Creating Controls
  5. Cleaning up the Rig
Course Outline
Project 1 : Rigging the Spine

Key Takeaways

  • Assessing The Model
  • Creating a Stretchy Spine
  • Creating Spine Joints with IK & FK Controls
  • Understanding Controls and Constraints

    10 Lectures
    Lecture 1
    Class Resources
    Lecture 2  09:54
    Assessing The Model
    Lecture 3  10:04
    Maya Joints
    Lecture 4  15:34
    Controls and Constraints
    Lecture 5  14:04
    Creating the Spine Joints
    Lecture 6  09:36
    Adding Spline IK
    Lecture 7  11:28
    IK Spine Controls
    Lecture 8  10:08
    FK Spine Controls
    Lecture 9  16:56
    Stretchy Spine
    Lecture 10  18:04
    Finishing The Spine Rig
    Project 2 : Rigging the Tail, Arm and Claws

    Key Takeaways

    • Blending FK & IK for the Arms
    • Creating Controls for the Tail Joints
    • Creating Clavicle Claw Controls

      5 Lectures
      Lecture 1  10:05
      Tail Joints Controls
      Lecture 2  09:21
      Tail Rig
      Lecture 3  11:04
      Arm Joints
      Lecture 4  13:43
      Clavicle Claw Controls
      Lecture 5  18:38
      FK & IK Arm Blending
      Project 3 : Rigging the Legs

      Key Takeaways

      • Blending the FK & IK for the Legs
      • Cleaning up the Arm & Legs
      • Adding COG Controls
      • Creating and Mirroring Leg Joints

        10 Lectures
        Lecture 1  14:02
        FK Ik Arm Controls
        Lecture 2  12:17
        Elbow Control
        Lecture 3  08:39
        Cleaning Up The ArmRig
        Lecture 4  10:59
        Adding COG control
        Lecture 5  12:25
        Creating Leg Joints
        Lecture 6  06:51
        Mirror Leg Joints
        Lecture 7  11:38
        FK Leg Controls
        Lecture 8  13:16
        FK & IK Leg Blending
        Lecture 9  05:34
        FK Leg Rig Clean Up
        Lecture 10  09:33
        Leg Root Control
        Project 4 : Finishing up the Legs & Blocking in the Skinning

        Key Takeaways

        • Blocking in the Weights
        • Creating Quick Select Sets and Initial Binds
        • Cleaning up the Rig
        • Finishing the IK Leg Controls
        • Rigging the Foot
        9 Lectures
        Lecture 1  12:15
        IK Leg Controls
        Lecture 2  13:15
        IK Leg Root Controls
        Lecture 3  07:05
        Finishing IK Leg Rig
        Lecture 4  14:04
        Rigging The Foot
        Lecture 5  17:20
        Rig Clean Up
        Lecture 6  11:50
        QuickSelect Sets and Initial Bind
        Lecture 7  13:06
        Skinning Blocking A
        Lecture 8  12:36
        Skinning Blocking B
        Lecture 9  17:30
        Skinning Blocking C
        Project 5 : Smoothing the Weights and Finishing the Rig

        Key Takeaways

        • Refining the Weights for a Smoother Skin
        • Mirroring and Cleaning the Rig
        • Finishing up the Rig
        5 Lectures
        Lecture 1  11:48
        Skinning Smoothing A v2
        Lecture 2  18:19
        Skinning Smoothing B
        Lecture 3  10:37
        Skinning Smoothing C
        Lecture 4  12:30
        Mirror and Clean Up
        Lecture 5  13:49
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