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Maya Monday: Character Rigging in Maya

Maya Monday: Character Rigging in Maya

Today our focus is on Character Rigging with a freebie called mGear, to make your rigging workflow simpler. Then watch a huge series on character rigging in Maya.

Freebie: mGear rigging framework for Maya

mGear 2.5 is an open source rigging framework for Maya, originally developed by Jeremie Passerin. Since 2013, Miquel Campos has continued the project and evolved to what it is today. The most recent release of mGear came out about 6 weeks ago. The YouTube Channel has tons of tutorial videos so do check that out.

mGear – download | learn more         mGear Forum

Tutorial Series on Rigging in Maya

There are 2 series here from AnimationMethods, one with a dog in a dog house and one with a shark. There are 18 videos in the playlist below.

Need more help rigging?
Anzovin The Setup Machine 3 for Maya Anzovin The Setup Machine 3 for Maya

Character Rigging Made Simple

The Setup Machine for Maya, is an auto-rigger, packed with advanced features that will revolutionize the way you rig your 3D characters, saving you time and money. Easily generate a flexible, modern character rig in minutes!

Note: The Setup Machine is no longer available at Toolfarm.

Autodesk Maya Autodesk Maya

Make it with Maya Computer Animation Software

Maya® 3D animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering software provides an integrated, powerful toolset. Use it for animation, environments, motion graphics, virtual reality, and character creation.

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Autodesk Media and Entertainment Collection Autodesk Media and Entertainment Collection

End-to-end creative tools for entertainment creation

The Media & Entertainment Collection lets animators, modelers, and visual effects artists access the tools they need to create compelling effects, believable 3D characters, and massive digital worlds. Move assets quickly between creative tools with one-click workflows.

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