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Renewed Rumblings

It has been a while, so what happened? Well, things were going smoothly in February last year, and then, a seemingly unending supply of new projects hit. From a single 3D project at a time (Planet Sheen, or Fanboy and ChumChum) Bardel exploded to doing more and more simultaneous productions, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Monsters […]

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Code of the Day: DK Anim

dkAnim 0.7.0 script by danielk: http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/downloads/scripts-plugins/animation/c/dkanim/ dkAnim 0.7.0 is a MEL script for importing or exporting animation channels, and relies on node names instead of node hierarchies (like the built-in Maya animation transfer).

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Code of the Day: XY Shrink Wrap

xyShrinkWrap 0.1 script by riviera: http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/downloads/scripts-plugins/modeling/misc/c/xyshrinkwrap xyShrinkWrap 0.1is a MEL script that modifies an object to fit the first selected object inside the second selected object.

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Code of the Day: Flock

Flock 1.0 script by JohnKG: http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/downloads/scripts-plugins/c/flock Flock 1.0is a MEL script for creating a swarming group of particles around a locator.

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Code of the Day: Spiralizer

Spiralizer 1.2.0 script by marble: http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/downloads/scripts-plugins/modeling/misc/c/spiralizer Spiralizer 1.2.0is a MEL script for creating a spiral of any NURBs surface.

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Code of the Day: PoseMan

PoseMan 1.3.5 script by Francis Vega: http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/downloads/scripts-plugins/c/poseman-pose-manager–2 PoseMan (PoseManager) 1.3.5is a MEL script for creating various 3D rig control icons.

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Book Review: More Hyper-Realistic Creature Creation

Autodesk Maya Techniques Official Training Guide More Hyper Realistic Creature Creation by Erick Miller and Jeff Unay and Paul Thuriot and Rudy Grossman is both a long title and an interesting read. The book focuses mainly on facial modeling (mostly using blend shapes), facial rigging (joint driven components) and full body setup (full body IK, […]

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Code of the Day: KK Controllers

KK Controllers 1.7.0 script by karim kashefy: http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/downloads/scripts-plugins/character/c/kk_controllers–2 KK Controllers 1.7.0is a MEL script for creating various 3D rig control icons.

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Code of the Day: XPM

XPM.mel 2.0.0 script by ewertb: http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/downloads/scripts-plugins/interface-display/c/xpm-mel XPM.mel 2.0.0allows MEL access to the builtin .xpm Maya icons located in the MayaRes.dll

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Code of the Day: AutoTangent

AutoTangent 1.0.3 script by martin freitag: http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/downloads/scripts-plugins/animation/c/autotangent AutoTangent 1.0.3is a script for changing selected Graph Editor Keys to a smooth tangent.