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21/04/2020
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Rigging and Skinning Sky Surfer

By Etienne "Vexod14" Beschet

This livestream session demonstrates how to effectively build a skeleton rig from scratch and skin the body of a bipede character with akeytsu. Shortcuts and tricks are detailed in subtitles all along the video.

Credits : 3D Sculpt by Sergey Katsukov, 3D Modelling by Etienne "Vexod14" Beschet
Version : 2019.3.3

BODY SKINNING

Video breakdown follows:
  • 00:00 - Introduction
  • 00:23 - Create Spine
  • 01:33 - Create Right Arm
  • 01:46 - Create Fingers
  • 02:10 - Create Right Leg
  • 02:26 - Name Joints
  • 02:59 - Align Orientations 
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Body Skinning

Video breakdown follows:
  • 00:00 Introduction
  • 00:10 Generate Rough Pass with Auto-Skin
  • 00:56 Check Weights
  • 01:10 Bind Pose Editing
  • 01:50 Edit Rigid Weights & Smooth Strength
  • 05:03 Mirror Rig & Skin

Controller set-up

Video breakdown follows:
  • 00:00 -Introduction
  • 00:12 - Set up IK controls
  • 01:00 - Finetune Joint Orients
  • 02:25 - Reverse Foot Set-up
  • 04:25 - Final Checks

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