Learn techniques for rigging mechanical objects, machines, and other inanimate objects in Maya.
- [Voiceover] Hi, I'm George Maestri and welcome to Rigging Mechanical Objects in Maya. In this course, I'm going to show you some basic rigging techniques that you can use to create mechanical objects and systems. We're going to start of by rigging up a piston engine. that in turn will drive gears, pulleys, and then a conveyor belt. Now, these techniques can be used for a variety of applications. So let's get started with Rigging Mechanical Objects in Maya.
- Setting up a scene in Maya
- Setting up joints to control pistons
- Creating a push rod
- Simulating springs
- Syncing gears to the crankshaft
- Creating a belt drive with wire deformers
- Rigging the conveyor belt
- Preventing flipping in motion paths
- Finalizing the scene
Skill Level Intermediate
Rigging a Cartoon Character in Mayawith George Maestri2h 34m Intermediate
1. Rigging Pistons
2. Cams and Rocker Arms
3. Gears and Pulleys
4. Rigging a Conveyor Belt
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