This model has a clean geometry based on quads and loops. It is FULLY RIGGED AND ANIMATED and comes with Maya settings for MentalRay renderer. The feathers are modeled separately.
Maya 2018 .ma - Arnold Maya 2011 .ma - Mental Ray Maya 2011 .mb - Mental Ray
The Maya 2011 formats are set with the '3' hotkey for the geometry approximation preview and render.
Total:54872 main:3180 feathers:51692
This model is rigged with a bit complex setup and expressions but easier for an animator to use the NURBS primitive control objects to help achieve realistic animations of the the wings, limbs and torso .Control objects can be easily manipulated through the transform tools to achieve desired animations. Also pdf is accompanied to give better understanding of the bird controls. Five animation sets have been included in frames 1-385 and are defined below:
1) Wing Cycle (1 -41) 2) Flap to glide (41 78) 3) Glide (78-200.) 4) Perching in a place (210-340) 5) Perch to take off (341-385)
You can download all the animations (385 frames) playblast in the promotional download section (maya window playblast - no motion blur)
(No Plug-in Required) NO POSTWORK ON THESE RENDERS (MENTAL RAY)