Character Animation in Discreet 3ds max 6
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Character Animation in Discreet 3ds max 6

with George Maestri

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Video: Character Animation in Discreet 3ds max 6: welcome

Character Animation in Discreet 3ds max 6 with George Maestri is a movie-based tutorial designed to help new and existing 3ds max users understand 3ds max's character animation toolkit. The training takes the user through the Dope Sheet, Curver Editor, and many other animation tools. The training also steps the user through the fundamentals of character animation, from basic movement to advanced dialogue animation. This tutorial comes with a complete set of exercise files which include several completely rigged characters, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.
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  1. 23s
    1. welcome
      23s
  2. 15m 4s
    1. trackbar overview
      5m 4s
    2. trackview
      7m 15s
    3. motion panel overview
      2m 45s
  3. 1h 21m
    1. character overview
      13m 13s
    2. arcs and character motion
      6m 42s
    3. drag and creating fluid motion
      8m 11s
    4. anticipating actions
      3m 38s
    5. animating a simple character
      10m 4s
    6. head turns
      7m 47s
    7. creating strong poses
      13m 34s
    8. pose to pose animation
      18m 31s
  4. 21m 24s
    1. using link constraints to hold objects
      5m 38s
    2. using IK/FK switching part 1
      4m 34s
    3. using IK/FK switching part 2
      3m 57s
    4. using IK/FK switching part 3
      7m 15s
  5. 1h 22m
    1. animating a walk - legs
      10m 17s
    2. animating a walk - hips
      8m 30s
    3. animating a walk - feet
      11m 1s
    4. animating a walk - spine
      6m 42s
    5. animating a walk - arms & head
      15m 31s
    6. animating a walk - looping
      5m 17s
    7. animating a run - legs & hips
      9m 17s
    8. animating a run - upper body
      10m 41s
    9. animating a run - looping
      5m 43s
  6. 1h 58m
    1. intro to dialogue
      1m 47s
    2. simple lip-sync
      14m 0s
    3. simple head motion
      13m 15s
    4. complex lip-sync using morphs
      17m 4s
    5. complex head motion
      10m 14s
    6. complex eyes and blinks
      10m 29s
    7. complex facial expressions
      5m 2s
    8. complex hip animation
      5m 7s
    9. intro to full body lip-sync
      5m 25s
    10. full body lip-sync part 1
      8m 57s
    11. full body lip-sync part 2
      20m 11s
    12. full body lip-sync part 3
      5m 41s
    13. finishing up lip-sync
      1m 37s
  7. 22m 19s
    1. with bones
      4m 35s
    2. adding to a cartoon walk
      9m 13s
    3. using the flex modifier
      8m 31s
  8. 59m 11s
    1. dinosaur walk - intro
      3m 35s
    2. dinosaur walk - hips & legs
      9m 15s
    3. dinosaur walk - refining motion
      7m 4s
    4. dinosaur walk - spine & tail
      13m 23s
    5. four legged walk - back legs
      7m 9s
    6. four legged walk - front legs
      10m 10s
    7. four legged walk - spine & tail
      8m 35s
  9. 7s
    1. goodbye
      7s

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6h 42m Intermediate Jun 11, 2004

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Character Animation in Discreet 3ds max 6 with George Maestri is a movie-based tutorial designed to help new and existing 3ds max users understand 3ds max's character animation toolkit. The training takes the user through the Dope Sheet, Curver Editor, and many other animation tools. The training also steps the user through the fundamentals of character animation, from basic movement to advanced dialogue animation. This tutorial comes with a complete set of exercise files which include several completely rigged characters, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.

Subject:
3D + Animation
Software:
3ds Max
Author:
George Maestri

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