A UNIQUE LOOK AT THE PROCESSES AND TECHNIQUES USED BY INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS. Written by working professionals in the visual effects industry, this book is a guide to building functional characters in the digital environment. You will explore the concepts and theories of creating and maintaining efficient and intuitive skeletal control systems for your 3D characters. Interwoven within the book are thought-provoking and informative interviews with industry heavyweights, stunning visuals, and step-by-step tutorials that allow you to explore and expand your knowledge of the fascinating and challenging world of 3D digital characters. Download the following bonus material from http://www.premierpressbooks .COm/inspiredseries.asp: Models; Character Setup; Animation Movie Files; Technical Examples; MEL Scripts; Sample Demo Reels.