Rigging Principles and Techniques

DGM 6535 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Offers animation students the opportunity to apply realistic motion effects to a complete, intuitive character rig. Convincing animation of 3D characters and objects requires rigging—the setup and scripting of a range of structural controls. Explores character preparation and motion control; kinematics; realistic motion effects, including textures such as fur and hair; and environmental elements, such as fluids, fire, and explosions.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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