CINEMA 4D Essentials 8: Character Rigging and Xpresso
with Rob Garrott
CINEMA 4D Essentials with Rob Garrott is a graduated introduction to this complex 3D modeling, rendering, and animation program, which breaks down into installments that can be completed within 2 hours. Start this installment with a look at Xpresso, a scripting tool that allows you to speed up your workflow by automating control of rigs, animations, and menu commands. This course also covers the basics of character rigging, from binding joints and geometry to adding movement with CMotion.
Linking objects to points in Xpresso
Creating a data slider to control a spline wrap
Controlling multiple objects with a single slider
Understanding the traditional character animation workflow
Using the Character object for building and applying rigs