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Digital-Tutors Releases XSI Training

Latest training release provides interactive guide to Rigging and Enveloping in XSI (February 20, 2006)

Digital-Tutors, today announced the highly anticipated, "Character Rigging in XSI" and "Character Enveloping in XSI" - introductory guides to Rigging and Enveloping in XSI and the latest releases in a growing library of interactive training for emerging digital artists. Artists can easily learn the essentials of Character Rigging with 2 hours of training for specifically for Rigging and learn Enveloping in XSI with 1.5 hours of project-based training. Artists will learn the entire process of building the skeletal structure with the necessary controls for life-like animation and enveloping characters to appropriate rigs for peak results. Perfect for new and beginning artists using XSI as part of their workflow.

"Learning to rig and envelop characters can seem daunting for many artists" said Sunder Iyer, Curriculum Developer. "Our newest releases for XSI are perfect for those new to rigging and enveloping in XSI and artists seeking more efficient workflow, tips, and techniques.

Popular highlights "Character Rigging in XSI" include: skeleton basics, skeletal hierarchies, using constraints, building custom controls, reverse foot controls, using linked keys, building spine controls, local rotations, hand controls, effectors, flexible spines, parenting, and more with 2 hours of project-based training.

For a full outline and pricing information of "Character Rigging in XSI" visit:

Popular highlights from "Character Enveloping in XSI" include: creating the envelope, setting up a character stance, painting deformation weights, smoothing weights, using the weight editor, symmetry mapping, mirroring weights, link with deform, parenting, linked key, and more with 1.5 hours of interactive training.

For a full outline and pricing information of "Character Enveloping in XSI" visit:

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About Digital-Tutors
A pioneer of interactive video-based training, Digital-Tutors develops award-winning and unrivaled training solutions for emerging digital artists. Recognized as among the largest resources for online training, Digital-Tutors allows artists to master software at their own pace and learn with fun, intuitive, and hands-on projects. Digital-Tutors delivers interactive training designed to increase productivity with proven time-saving tips and techniques, and take skills to the next level using a unique training approach designed by university educators, industry professionals, and innovative artists.

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