I had a chance to play with Mixamo’s cloud service, which includes an auto-rigger, and animation clips. I uploaded my Undead Gunslinger base mesh. After only a few short minutes, and what was essentially a push button solution, he lives! Brains! Here’s a short video clip of him on the Mixamo website.
I spent the weekend building most of the base mesh of my latest 3D model, Undead Gunslinger, based on the model sheet I drew. I used Maya 2012. I’ve never really used Maya, so it has been a real learning experience. (I’m originally a 3D Studio Max guy.)I have been recording the entire process. As I am able to, I’ll edit all the hours of footage (about 20 hours) down to something more reasonable, add voice over and post it all on Youtube.