Drawing/Rigging a Hand video tutorial

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Drawing/Rigging a Hand video tutorial

Post by funksmaname » Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:05 am

Hey guys, it's been a while!
Enjoy - and please leave and questions or comments below.

Part 1 shows how to draw and organise your layers.
I use Mike Kelleys 'Swiss Army Points' tool, available at www.animatorsforum.com to make drawing easier, but you can do everything with the stock tools.



Part 2 shows how add simple bones and how to visually adjust their origin for nice rotation



Part 3 shows how to finesse bone movements with smart actions
I use Rylander's script for going to parent layer - available here: http://rylanderanimation.se/tag/anime-s ... ts/page/2/
I also use Ramon's smart bone helper script available here: viewtopic.php?f=12&t=23041



Part 4 shows how to add external control bones for bending fingers.

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Post by ahzra » Thu Sep 05, 2013 12:32 pm

excellent as always funksmaname :) ...thanks alot for this tutorial.
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Post by Danimal » Thu Sep 05, 2013 4:22 pm

This is really informative and also fun to watch - thanks!
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Post by AmigaMan » Sat Sep 07, 2013 7:15 pm

I enjoyed watching these tutorials. Very clever.
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Post by F.M. » Sat Sep 07, 2013 11:25 pm

You did an excellent job. Thanks!
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Re: Drawing/Rigging a Hand video tutorial

Post by braj » Tue Sep 10, 2013 5:20 am

Thanks, this is just what I needed! Much appreciation.
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Post by Marc Collin » Tue Sep 17, 2013 6:27 am

This tutorial is a good source of knowledge and video has much knowledge to learn different tricks from expertise. I appreciate the informative video tutorial.
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Re: Drawing/Rigging a Hand video tutorial

Post by Barry Baker » Tue Sep 17, 2013 1:42 pm

Some great ideas here. It's a big relief that with smart bones, we no longer have to try and rig up intricate skeletons inside fingers - just manipulate the fingers with control bones. Thanks for the videos.
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