Unity Sequences and Animation Rigging Versions (April 2022 update)

There was an Animation Rigging incompatibility with Sequences in Unity which has been fixed in version 1.2.0 of Animation Rigging. (It results in lots of exceptions in the Console and frequently fails to work correctly.) Unity 2022.1 has not been officially released yet (still in beta), so this is the versions I am using at … More Unity Sequences and Animation Rigging Versions (April 2022 update)

The New Unity Sequences Support for Cinemachine

(UPDATED Jun 28, 2021 to reflect my greater understanding.) Just a quick blog of my initial experiences and understanding of the new sequences support. I signed up for the open beta and downloaded the “Cinematic Studio Sample” from the asset store. I just read the 2021.2 beta blog and it looks like it is being … More The New Unity Sequences Support for Cinemachine

Designing Scene Shots with Lens Settings in Unity

I subscribe to MasterClass.com and a new lesson series from James Cameron was just released (yes *the* James Cameron) where one of the lessons talked about focal lens. (I also came across a great YouTube channel with some great videos on tricks of the trade for movie making from StudioBinder including some of these points … More Designing Scene Shots with Lens Settings in Unity

What is the fastest way to create an animation clip or pose on a budget?

I am trying to create a comic series using 3D VRoid characters. So far it has been more learning than creating content. I have slowly been fleshing out my cast of characters in VRoid Studio and creating locations in Unity leveraging purchased assets. I have explored blend shapes using AR Kit for facial expressions. I … More What is the fastest way to create an animation clip or pose on a budget?

Tiling for Expressions with VRoid Characters

If you have watched Suvidriel’s YouTube channel you will know you can have multiple textures for your VRoid character face, clothes, etc using tiling. This allows you to add a blush to the cheeks, tears around the eyes, etc. This blog describes some quick tips for doing this more efficiently in Adobe Photoshop. Here is … More Tiling for Expressions with VRoid Characters