Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video CINEMA 4D rig overview, part of Character Animation: Basics.
…If you're a Cinema 4D user, we're supplying two rigs for this course.…Now these are just rigs that you can use to create your own…animations, or if you want, you can follow along with what we're doing.…So these rigs are basically engineered to be as.…Close to the other rigs that we're using as…possible, so that way you have the same controls.…So these might not be a typical Cinema 4D rig…but they match the course.…And these are very capable rigs that you can…use for a lots of different types of animation.…
So let's go ahead and run through some of the basics of the rig.…If we select this big control here, that's basically just the…master mover control, so we can actually move the character around.…We have controls for the feet, here.…If you zoom in here, you'll see we have a control here for…the foot. And this basically is your foot position.…By default, the foot is in inverse kinematics.…Now, we have inverse and forward kinematics for the feet, so if…I select this control here, this FKIK control, and drop it down.…
- Telling stories through posing
- Creating a strong line of action in poses
- Animating seating to standing poses
- Adding anticipation and follow-through
- Making your character walk
- Animating the head and face
- Animating basic phonemes
- Animating a scene
Skill Level Beginner
Flash Professional CS5: Character Animationwith Dermot O' Connor9h 19m Intermediate
Creating Animated Characters in After Effectswith George Maestri3h 53m Intermediate
1. Posing Characters
2. Creating Pose-to-Pose Animation
3. Basics of Walks
4. Facial Animation
5. Basics of Dialogue
6. Animating a Scene
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