character setup

seeing eyes part 1 modeling eyes

Whether your character is cartoon-like or hyper-realistic, there are a few simple design concepts (okay - Tricks or Cheats) you can incorporate to make your eyeballs "look" good. Download the Seeing Eyes,Tricks to Make Eyes Look Good guide for a quick "How To."
  • artist
  • iris
  • pupil
  • character setup
  • character rig
  • believable eyes
  • wire tool
  • animation
  • animator
  • modeling eyes
  • polygon
  • lattice
  • wire deformer
  • digital content creation
  • visual computing
  • Graphics
  • 2 joint knee setup

    How to setup a 2-joint knee. Getting knees and elbows to deform properly can mean many hours of weighting vertices and even extra modeling. Using a 2-joint knee (or elbow) setup is a quick way to cut through all that tedium and get back to animating.
  • inverse kinematics
  • IK
  • character setup
  • character rig
  • animation
  • game character
  • feature character
  • simple 2-joint knee
  • 2-bone knee
  • IK handle
  • how to animate
  • visual computing
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