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Creating Custom Muscles in Maya
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Released Dec 1, 2012
In this set of Maya tutorials we will learn techniques that you can use to add volume and musculature to your characters without sacrificing the rig's speed. Throughout the tutorial you'll learn everything from how to create custom Pose Space Deformers, which do a wonderful job at maintaining volume in areas that are prone to collapse. We'll cover how to create custom muscles that slide underneath the skin, and we'll also learn how to create a modular rigging component we can incorporate to add an extra level of flexibility and stability to your control rigs.