[Sidefx-houdini-list] Building a character

Michael Goldfarb goldfarb at coredp.com
Mon Feb 25 10:01:51 EST 2008


well...

Don't : use autoRig...unless you know exactly the abilities of the 
rig...and that you don't need any other functionality...

while I really like the muscles I don't think they're ready for 
production - unless you have some time to really investigate them and 
understand their linitations.

Peter Bowmar wrote:
> Do: Use Autorig!
> 
> Choice: Muscles or Capture regions. Muscles give you ... muscles, but
> much harder to edit the point weights currently. Capture regions give
> you all the nice Edit Capture Regions tools but of course then you
> have to hand-craft any muscles you need. Depends on your character.
> 
> Don't: Take wooden nickels.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Peter B
> 
> On 24/02/2008, Lisa Reynolds <lisa at red3d.com> wrote:
> 
>>I'm in the beginning stages of modeling a biped character that I will
>> rig and animate in H9.1. I'd love to hear if any of the more
>> experienced character builders have tips and tricks or do's and
>> don'ts they'd recommend to make the process as smooth as possible.
>> Any wisdom you'd like to share?
>>
>> -Lisa
>>
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