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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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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. 24s
    1. welcome
      24s
  2. 15m 6s
    1. trackbar overview
      5m 5s
    2. trackview
      7m 16s
    3. motion panel overview
      2m 45s
  3. 1h 21m
    1. character overview
      13m 14s
    2. arcs and character motion
      6m 43s
    3. drag and creating fluid motion
      8m 12s
    4. anticipating actions
      3m 39s
    5. animating a simple character
      10m 4s
    6. head turns
      7m 47s
    7. creating strong poses
      13m 35s
    8. pose to pose animation
      18m 32s
  4. 21m 28s
    1. using link constraints to hold objects
      5m 39s
    2. using IK/FK switching part 1
      4m 35s
    3. using IK/FK switching part 2
      3m 58s
    4. using IK/FK switching part 3
      7m 16s
  5. 1h 23m
    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 43s
    5. animating a walk - arms & head
      15m 32s
    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 44s
  6. 1h 58m
    1. intro to dialogue
      1m 48s
    2. simple lip-sync
      14m 0s
    3. simple head motion
      13m 15s
    4. complex lip-sync using morphs
      17m 5s
    5. complex head motion
      10m 15s
    6. complex eyes and blinks
      10m 29s
    7. complex facial expressions
      5m 3s
    8. complex hip animation
      5m 8s
    9. intro to full body lip-sync
      5m 25s
    10. full body lip-sync part 1
      8m 58s
    11. full body lip-sync part 2
      20m 12s
    12. full body lip-sync part 3
      5m 42s
    13. finishing up lip-sync
      1m 38s
  7. 22m 20s
    1. with bones
      4m 36s
    2. adding to a cartoon walk
      9m 13s
    3. using the flex modifier
      8m 31s
  8. 59m 16s
    1. dinosaur walk - intro
      3m 36s
    2. dinosaur walk - hips & legs
      9m 15s
    3. dinosaur walk - refining motion
      7m 4s
    4. dinosaur walk - spine & tail
      13m 24s
    5. four legged walk - back legs
      7m 10s
    6. four legged walk - front legs
      10m 11s
    7. four legged walk - spine & tail
      8m 36s
  9. 8s
    1. goodbye
      8s

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Character Animation in Discreet 3ds max 6
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.

Subjects:
3D + Animation Animation Character Animation
Software:
3ds Max
Author:
George Maestri

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