Artem Dubson, supporting animators with a lot of high-end free character rigs like Amanda Woman Rig and more. This time Released free Tomas Maya Rig, you can create good cartoon animation with Tomas.
The rig has advanced controls with IK/FK switches with bend controls for creating arcs and strong poses. Tomas Rig has an advanced facial system with an advanced picker. You enjoy playing with the cat Tomas and will be able to make cool animations.
Artem Dubson put lost of hard work making this rig. It has been a year since when he started to create a model of Tomas Cat.
Consider it for rigging and animation. he interesting to see this cat in 3D implementation, this is his favorite characters in the same row from “Ninja Turtles”)
Tomas Maya Rig inspired Tom and Jerry
This Rig was created by Artem Dubson form Russia He has a lot of experience in Rigging in Maya.you can also Learn how to rig models like this check out his rigging course at CGTarian online school (course in the Russian language).
” It was also a kind of challenge for me since many aspects of cartoon animation are not easy to develop in 3D.
I had to try this or that type of rigging more than once (for example, for eyebrows or corners of the mouth) in the process of work, the mesh, proportions, and character design also changed.
I would like to express my gratitude to everyone who took part in the “TOMAS RIG” project. In particular, Illia Loginov, thank you for the feedback on the design of the model. And Roman Adamanov the artist who did not let Thomas freeze and made an excellent Maya fur.”
You can download the scene for rendering and hair from the link. You just have to replace the rigging scene reference with a scene with animation, or in any other way transfer the animation to the scene.
Use for non-commercial purposes only, like animation exercises, personal demo reels, animation contests, etc.