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Virgilio Vasconcelos

Virgilio Vasconcelos. Research. Copyleft. Animation. Democracy. Punk Rock. Remix. Python. Ubuntu. Free Software. Digital Arts. Krita. Diversity. Blender. Fedora. Debian. Rigging. OpenToonz. Digital Animation. Open Access. Art. Education. UFMG. GNU/Linux.

WHAT?

I'm a Digital Animation Professor (2D and 3D) at UFMG. MFA and PhD by EBA/UFMG. Free software advocate. Animator, rigger, coder, researcher. You can see some of my works and know a bit more about me at:

Vimeo Lattes Academia.edu



Blender Animation Book

I've written a book about Rigging and Animation in Blender for Packt Publishing. You can get the files here.

Old Blog

Yes, I had a blog. Haven't updated it since 2011. Anyway, if you need something from there I have kept backwards compatibility and you can read it below.

For a long time (back in 2006 I was asking for it on CGTalk) I wanted this kind of functionality for Blender. Now, the artist Ivo Grigull is working on a constraint that adds this "spring" motion effect - great for applying the follow through animation principle. Look and start drooling:

It's a Christmas miracle!!! hehehe ;)

And Happy Holidays for you!

(1) Comments

28/Dec/2010
kernond said:

Wow, that's very interesting! I just hope that some don't abuse it by using it as a way to avoid learning to animate. It's a great asset, though, if you already know how to do it manually and need a more efficient workflow.