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Rigging 3D Artists – The Digital Puppeteers

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What is Rigging? In terms of CG productions, rigging is the process of creating controllers to deform a 3D object or CG character.  Not unlike rigging in nautical terms, it creates ‘virtual strings’ that allow the animators to control the shape of its target with precision. Facial animation use sliders and customized UI to create a mix between different pre-planned shapes, and freely controlled animations.  Oftentimes, every kind of controller and rigging system can be […]