Using shadingNodes for Rigging (Maya)

It`s actually funny, but we can really use Nodes, that are actually made for shading, for rigging as well. And it`s - in most cases - a LOT better than using expressions or driven keys.


Tips for working with ikSplineHandles (Maya)

Splinehandles are very useful for controlling the back, but also for making other parts of the body cartoony (for example the fingers or the arms)


Picture from http://www.ups.edy/biol...

Generating of Feathers
in 3D (German)

This is my thesis at THE GERMAN FILM SCHOOL. It contains useful information about feathers, that you need for making a bird in 3D.

Original Title: 3D-Darstellung von Federn