Rigging and Weight Painting
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*Updated: March 9th 2019*
While we wait for this guide to be completed, please take a quick look at the following resources:
Blender Fundamentals - Introduction to Rigging
Blender Fundamentals - Character Rigging
Make sure you are familiar with the Blender Basics (Interface and Basic Hotkeys).
Here are different types of Objects you may encounter in Blender:
We will focus on only 2 Object Types:
- Armature Object
- Mesh Object
A rigged 3D character model contains 2 essential things:
- Skeleton (Armature Object)
- 3D Model (Mesh Object)
The 3D model is the Child.
The Skeleton is the Parent.
Wherever the Skeleton moves, the 3D model