New Feature: Embed Free Courses

Watch a video on embedding free Courses

Today at CGCircuit we are excited to share with you our newest feature that gives users a way to embed free tutorials on external websites! Say that you are browsing through CGCircuit and see a free tutorial, you now will be able to post it on your blog or own website using the new icon on the top right corner of the video player. This feature is useful for personal promotion and bloggers. Here at CGCircuit, we are proud of our player and its features.

  • – Our player lives in its own window, allowing you to practice as you watch and learn
  • – The drop down menu gives quick access to the entire structure of the course and also provides the ability to skip to specific videos. This is extra valuable when courses have multiple chapters and videos

With this new embed feature, sharing your work and CG love is a breeze. You take those effective features and ease with you when you embed our player in another web page!

Thanks for reading our blog post and being a part of the CGCircuit community! One of our favorite things is getting e-mails and comments. All of the user communication allows us to implement new features and improve existing ones. That said, we would love it if you would comment below and share your thoughts.

Until next time, Happy Learning and Happy Teaching!

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Interview with Gary Myers

"The Incredibles"

“The Incredibles”

Award Winning Animator

Can you introduce yourself and tell us a bit of your career?

Hi, I’m Gary Myers and I’m an animator. I currently work as the Animation lead at Heavy Iron Studios and before that I was involved with 2D animation at Walt Disney Feature Animation (now Disney Animation Studios) and before that I had a short stint in TV animation. So I’ve worked on a few features, a few games, and a tv show over that time. I’ve been in it professionally for about 19-20 years now.

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Mechanical Rigging with Carlo Sansonetti

Hatch

Advanced Rigging Techniques Applied!

I recently finished rigging a mech character named Hatch. Hatch is the latest of the Animation Mentor Rigs that will be used by student attending Animation Mentor classes. This beautiful design and model used was created by ILM’s digital artist Landis Fields.

Get access to animate Hatch when you enroll in Animation Mentor’s Creature Animation Workshops! Learn more about what you’ll learn in Creature Animation: Fight or Flight and get information on how to register.

The final rig is extremely complex. My tutorial takes students through the intensive process of rigging each component of Hatch. The rig features multi-IK limb setup, rolling scapulae as well as scripting parts of the rig in order to make the rig more stable and “production-ready”.

As with all of my tutorials, I try to also convey not just the how but the why. With a character like this one we will apply virtually all Rigging concepts.
I always loved to rig mechanical rigs because they test your rigging skills. For this reason above all, I thought it was a great idea to create a tutorial on this subject.

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Course Rental

CGCircuit Adds Option to Rent Courses

Today CGCircuit releases a new options for authors: a way to rent out their tutorials. This feature gives authors the option of lowering the price (hence making their content more accessible) without diminishing the value of their hard work. We are very excited about this new feature and we are curious to see how Authors will use it.

As always we work really hard to give authors and viewers the best experience, so please give us suggestions on how to make it better.

 

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