Rigify

All my articles and videos tutorial about Rigify, the automatic rigging system for blender. Here you’ll learn everything you’ll even need to know about how to use the addon. I have put a lot of work to make this into the best resource on the internet. It’s more even complete than the official manual and more accessible than any other resource.

What is Blender Rigify Pitchipoy? (Hint: use the NEW Rigify instead)

Rigify Pitchipoy, what is it? The “pitchipoy” version of Rigify is old news. It was released around 2014 or earlier and has since been updated and upgraded. Yet a lot of people seem to still be googling “blender rigify pitchipoy” and similar. So I decided to write this short article to clear things up. Blender […]

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Rig Anything with Rigify #7 Rigify Bone Groups and Layers

Rigify helps you build a great rig very quickly. In addition, it also provides tools to make your rig more user friendly through Bone Groups and a handy Layers menu. Bone Groups and Bone Layers are standard Blender features. Rigify simply automates a lot of the tedious work that goes into making use of these

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“Rig Anything with Rigify” #6 – Custom Alien Rig (Intermediate)

(This article is a part of the Rigify series: go to the overview page so you can start from the beginning. 🙂 ) Going deeper into Rig Customization with Rigify In the previous chapter, you learned how to create Rig Types (Building Blocks) for Rigify. We then practiced by creating a Humanoid meta rig and giving it

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“Rig Anything with Rigify” #5-2 – Custom Rig from Scratch!

(This article is a part of the Rigify series: go to the overview page so you can start from the beginning. 🙂 ) If you’ve read and understood the information in Chapter 5-1 this section should be a breeze. Here we’ll recreate a Human meta rig starting from scratch. To make it more fun we’ll add custom

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“Rig Anything with Rigify” #5-1 – The Rig Types EXPLAINED

Rig Types: How Rigify REALLY works. (This article is a part of the Rigify series: go to the overview page so you can start from the beginning. 🙂 ) The four chapters until now have been a necessary intro to rigging in general and Rigify in particular. With this chapter the real fun with Rigify

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“Rig Anything with Rigify” #04 Scary FRANKENSTEIN Meta Rigs

If you stumbled upon this article by accident you can go to the course overview HERE and start from the beginning. In this part we’ll learn… …the incorrect way to extend the Rigify Meta Rigs 🙂 Here is the video to this chapter. More information and ideas can be found below. I briefly mentioned this

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Rigify Download – how to download the Rigify addon for Blender 2.8/2.9/3.0

So you are looking for “Rigify Download”? You heard about this Rigify thing and now you are looking for a way to get your hands on it, right? 🙂 Good news: you don’t have to download Rigify! It is included in Blender. In this short article you’ll learn how to get, activate and even start

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“Rig Anything with Rigify” Chapter 3: The Prebuilt MetaRigs (Human and Quadruped)

This is the third chapter in my course “Rig Anything with Rigify”. If you stumbled upon it be accident you can go to the course overview HERE. Chapter 3-1 Rigging a Biped/Human Chapter 3-2 Rigging a Quadruped/Dog My goal with this course is to help you build your own custom Rigs. However Rigify provides a number of prebuilt

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“Rig Anything with Rigify Chapter 2: The Rigify Workflow

This is the second chapter in my course “Rig Anything with Rigify”. A course that will show you how to use Rigify in Blender to significantly speed up and simplify the character rigging process. The article and video for Chapter 1 are HERE. An overview of the whole course can be found HERE. In this

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