I have spent so much time in Maya on my laptop this week trying to create the most simple of poses with this Rig. It’s killing me, I’m finding it really hard to get my head around no matter how many times I read over my notes from last weeks class I doesn’t make sense. I’m not sure whether it’s different on my laptop but the IK and FK are nowhere to be seen and the channels keep reappearing. I will have to start doing this work at university as my laptop doesn’t seem to be compatible with this rig. I lost my last saved work as it crashed. So my first experience of this wasn’t as exciting as I thought it would be.
Also the stopmotion situation has been a stressful one. I retried the sit and stand times today and every time the armature fell or the arm became loose. I am finding it very hard to create smooth movement, therefore I will again be retrying this exercise next week.
Here are some examples of todays failures: