There are lots of free rigs accessible to Maya animators hopeful to apply and learn their craft. Norman, Max, Morpheus – all exceptional rigs obtainable at no charge and effortless to download, all liberated for non-commercial use.But beware – all rigs are diverse and everyone have its own quirk. All take time to get worn to, and each one has its frustration. Norman was one of the opening character rigs made obtainable for student use, free on a non-commercial license. Norman is reliable, moderately easy to use, and extremely customisation.
Who is Norman?
Norman is a Maya rig build informally for the AAU (Academy of Art University) Pixar Classes. Norman was restricted to AAU Students and logical assets of AAU.
The Pixar Classes are currently disband and the creator have unconfined it to the public under a non-commercial licensing concord.
How does Norman work?
curiously, Norman comes through a very detailed 24 page how-to manual. You can find a free copy here. Make certain to read it! It explain how to turn on Norman’s controls, and how to get the best use out of the rig.
Where are Norman’s controls?
Norman comes in lacking any controls turned on. You include to switch them on. To revolve on his feet controls, you initial of all have to choose the viz control by his foot. Turn the 0s to 1s in the channel box and the reins will all turn on. Once the controls are on, choice the EX control and go to the IK/FK switcher in the channel box. Set this to 1. currently you have the IK gearshift on Norman’s feet turned on. But, again, read the manual!