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CLOCKWORK MOUSE

by Philippe Animation

Posted on June 11, 2021 at 1:31 AM



After having writen the article on 'Quadruped Walkcycle' it inspired me to do a little cat animation. The cat character is fully rigged with lots of nice features built-in like Stretchy joints, Anti-popping and swivel joints important on the back legs of the cat in a sitting position for example when the (human equivalent) knee joint sticks out each side. The clockwork mouse is as well rigged but this is a lot easier to do as it is mechanical it too has a few interesting features and solutions to various problems encountered in the animation process. So in this article, I will be breaking down the proccess of rigging the clockwork mouse. 

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SECONDARY MOTION

by Philippe Animation

Posted on June 03, 2021 at 12:55 AM



This is a very basic technique but it is something I use very often because it is so versatile and can be used from anything like secondary motion animation effects added to your scene objects or effects added to your camera rigs etc. It is used in a lot of my short animated clips subtile but efficase!. So I thought why not bring it out from the dark place it's been hiding and do a featured article on it, so what am I talking about ? the 'Shake' effect.

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COMMING SOON... Tentacle rigging 4 weeks of testing out rigging concepts for joint chains with a final animator friendly control rig. I can tell you this is a real challenge there are lots of tutorials online on tentacle rigging but I didn't find one implimenting all the various methods into one tentacle rig!


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2021-07-09

UPDATED CUBEMAP - As I had quite a bit of interest in this article with over 400 page visits I added a virtual gallery. This should interest gallery owners, painters or sculpters that want to present their work in a virtual manner on the web.


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2021-07-08

UPDATED 360° PRODUCT VIEW - Added a 3d character animation using the same method and the results are interesting if you want to have an animation that you can scrub through frame by frame as this is a feature that not a lot of video players include.


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2021-06-11

UPDATED CHARACTER MODELLING - Added some more examples of my 3d/ 2d characters including some artwork I did for IOM UN MIGRATION. A childrens colouring book designed to educate young Ethiopian children the dangers of COVID-19 and some simple gests that they can learn to protect themselves.


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2021-06-05

UPDATED PRESENTATION - Another piece of comic strip artwork from featured artist 'Kickblaster' this time treating the COVID-19 vaccination hype...


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