TECHNICAL DIRECTOR TRAINING 2
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Technical Director Volume 2 is a beginner level scripting DVD for Softimage XSI.
Technical Director Volume 2 starts off by constructing motion control Scripted Operators for easing and spring effects. Covering basic math and physics theories, the DVD will showcase the creation of the DYNAMO scripted plugin.
The DYNAMO plugin is included with this DVD (32 bit only)
Duration: 6 hours Platform: Softimage 7.x and above
Author: Charbel Koueik
The Technical Director Training Volume 2 is a scripting downloadable DVD for Softimage XSI. Authored by Charbel Koueik, this DVD covers the development of a Spring Dynamics Plugin "Dynamo", from scratch.Using JScript, the author will start by exploring fundamental motion control techniques using scripted operators. The first is automatic easing motion, which when combined with the Dynamo Dynamic Bone plugin, can generate realistic fish-like motion with a few clicks.
The method that Charbel follows in this DVD is to explain every concept with x, y, z components for easier understanding, and then convert the SCOP to Vectors at a later stage for better programming practice. After easing and the math behind it, Charbel moves over to springing and the math/physics involved there. A reminder of simple highschool-level concepts will be presented, and then their application in code. Various springing methods will be covered, with an eye on which one works best for character animation. The types of springs discussed range from Linear to Rotation to Radial Springs. After the final spring is built with a Scripted Operator, Charbel will transform it into a plugin, along with a very useful and reusable UI. Through the coding process, a lot of fundamental XSI programming methods will be covered, like Custom Commands, Propeties and different Callback types.
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Technical Director Training 2 for Softimage XSI Demo
TD Training Vol 2 comes in downloadable format. The total size is around 1 GB.The TD Training Vol 2 interface needs a minimum of 1152 x 864 screen resolution. Please note that you cannot run the DVD on a 1024x768 screen area. Anything beyond that is enough though in order to see the interface properly.If you are on a slow connection, you can take all the time you need to download. We recommend using a download manager. Once downloaded, the training can be burnt on DVD for backup.
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