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Old 19-04-2005, 09:32 PM   #1
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Arrow Cool fish model(w/pic) -would love some sugestions on riging tailfin!

I would love some creative suggestions on how to rig this tail fin so it will move like a fish's tail should move! Right now it has a joint at the end of each fin that connect into one where the fishes body starts.

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Old 19-04-2005, 09:55 PM   #2
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Ok, first of all, what is up with the double post? Not that its your fault, it has happened to me before for some reason. So I guess Im actually asking a mod or something, but anyways. How about a pic of the tail. I cant really help you with the rigging but someone who can might need a pic. Just a suggestion.
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Old 20-04-2005, 12:26 AM   #3
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i would suggest a lattice for starters
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Old 20-04-2005, 01:02 AM   #4
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much eazyer than a lattice would be a splineIK. you can have some other small one's comeing off that going up the fines. even put a little dyanmic's on them to get the efect of it moving through water from side ot side.

Let me know if your intrested in this.
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oh and buy eazyer than a lattice i meen to animate it with.
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Here are some images of my fish:

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Thanks for the sugestions! sorry about the double post and missing pic- thats my first post. Any more sugestions would be great!
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anybody else out there? every little sugestion will help me out!
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well here is my fish, be eazy 25 minutes to model and rig. On the left is the bind pose and on the right is some of the cv's moved on the spline to curve his body and tail. The camara was in the same place for both.I got more pic's of it. So let me know if your still intrested in how to splineIK rig your fish. I can tell you the geniral steps or exact ones.
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Hey thanks, that would be helpfull to know how you did that. Very nice fish!
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