In this tutorial, see how to shape the feathers of a 3D bird model in Maya, using wire deformers. Watch more at http://www.lynda.com/Maya-tutorials/Rigging-Winged-Animal-Maya/166505-2.html?utm_campaign=Pc167Mu_Kcs&utm_medium=social&utm_source=youtube-earned.
This tutorial is a single movie from the Rigging a Winged Animal in Maya course by lynda.com author Jason Baskin. The complete course is 1 hour and 54 minutes and shows how to rig a bird for animation in Maya.
Rigging a Winged Animal in Maya table of contents
1. Creating the Basic Body Rig
2. Incorporating Advanced Body Deformers
3. Attaching the Skin
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