Saturday, 7 March 2015
Animation Buffet - Free Rigs for Maya Animators
Animation Buffet is one of the best places to go for free rigs for animation students working in Maya. Alongside the Resources page of the Eleven Second Club, Animation Buffet is probably your first stop to find character and creature rigs that are fully functioning, reliable - and free. One of the pleasures of doing animation in Maya is the growing quantity of freeware produced by Maya animators all around the world. So bookmark the page now, and start downloading and experimenting with new rigs. Who knows, it might inspire you to do the best piece of animation you've ever done!
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