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New Mexico State University

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

CMI 270 Rigging for 3D Animation

This course will introduce principles and practices of current 3D animation rigging. Students will develop fundamental methods necessary to create character rigs. Students will learn aesthetic, technical, and optimization concepts as they apply to organic and mechanical designs. Topics will include: hierarchies, constraints, deformation rigging, skeleton creation, skinning, forward and inverse kinematics, controls, body and facial rigging. Prerequisite(s): CMI 260. Restricted to: ANVE, DFM majors.


3 cr.