Rigged - Stylized Character Man - Cycles And Eevee

by Phong Ly in Models

HOW TO USE BLENRIG TO ANIMATE 

THE CHARACTER IN BLENDER 2.79 AND BLENDER 2.8

(HIGH QUALITY IMAGE GUIDE IN FILE ATTACHED)

I. INSTALL BLENRIG ADDON

 I.1. INSTALL BLENRIG ADDON IN BLENDER 2.8

  • Select Edit Item on the Menu → Preferences
  • Select Addons Tab → Press Install

  • Select BlenRig 5 for Blender 2.8 → Press Install Add-on from File…

  • Tick on the Rigging: BlenRig 5 checkbox → Close the window

I.2. INSTALL BLENRIG ADDON IN BLENDER 2.79

  • Select File Item on the Menu → User Preferences…
  • Select Addons Tab → Press Install Add-on from File…

  • Select BlenRig 5 for Blender 2.7x → Press Install Add-on from File… button

  • Tick on the Rigging: BlenRig 5 checkbox → Press Save User Settings

II. USE BLENRIG TO ANIMATE CHARACTER

II.1. BLENDER 2.8

  • First, in the 3D Viewport Window, press N to toggle View Properties → Select BlenRig5 Tab.
  • Note: If you don’t see the content in BlenRig 5 Controls Panel, you need to restart Blender to fix this.

  • Select/Deselect Layer in the Armature Layers to show/hide control group in the layer

  • Click on the button (Head FK,example) to toggle the linked control (head_fk), etc

  • Move the mouse on FK 1(or IK 0 ) → Press on the > button (or < button) to switch between FK control and IK control

II.2. BLENDER 2.79

  • First, in the 3D View Window, press T → Select BlenRig 5 Tab.

  • Select/Deselect Layer in the Armature Layers to show/hide control group in the layer

  • Click on the button (Head FK,example) to toggle the linked control (head_fk), etc

  • Move the mouse on FK 1(or IK 0 ) → Press on the > button (or < button) to switch between FK control and IK control

III. SPEED UP BLENDER TIP

III.1. BLENDER 2.8

  • To speed up Blender while animating, you can hide Hair Particles in Viewport by selecting Face object → In the Properties window, select Particles tab → Turn off the Display Modifier in Viewport function.

  • After doing that, you can’t see hair of the character in the viewport. But hair will appear when you render the character.

And in the Render Results window:

III.2. BLENDER 2.79

  • To speed up Blender while animating, you can hide Hair Particles in Viewport by selecting Face object → In the Properties window, select Particles tab → Deselect the Display Modifier in Viewport function (turn off the eyes)

  • After doing that, you can’t see hair of the character in the viewport. But hair will appear when you render the character.

And in the Render Results window:

Finally, I hope it useful to you.

Thank you for your support!