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Red Ninja - Make a simple Animated Character [warning: image heavy]
Comprehensive written tutorial copiously illustrated with hundreds of images on making a simple animated character in Blender (Blender 2.78 used). From shaping the default Scene Cube using a number of core techniques and tools (chapter 1); adding Materials, UV unwrapping and baking textures used to 'colour' the mesh (chapter 2); to preparing and rigging the resulting mesh with an Armature and Inverse Kinematics (chapter 3); on to finally creating a simple 'walk' cycle animation by manipulating the rig (chapter 4).Source file available | PDF/ePub/Mobi | Extended Source file | Available from Amazon
- Watch the Make a low-poly Cubie[TM] character: the Red Ninja video.
- Read the extended tutorial "Make a simple animated character: Red Ninja Cubie" (image heavy).
Make a simple game ready character - the Red Ninja. This is the first part of a multi-part tutorial. Part 1: modelling the Red Ninja
. Starting with the default Scene cube object a simply low-poly game-character is shown meshed and textured from start to finish using Blenders core tools and features
(no special tricks or third-party plugins required). Source file available (requires forum account). Suitable for beginners.
(The Red Ninja is Batmans cousin