How to Use VEX to Create a Custom Deformer for Rigging

Rok Andic shows how to use Houdini VEX for character rigging.

VEX gives users unprecedented power and speed by coding in Houdini. That makes it an excellent solution for character rigging too. VEX is fast and flexible, easy to implement, and it is also speedy to make changes. VEX can make rigs more responsive. Check out this new tutorial from Rok Andic who shows how you can use VEX in a character rig.

Andic shows how to create a custom deformer for a character rig, all with VEX code. The tutorial covers how to create a drop off deformer, and create controls for the custom tool. Andic also includes how to put everything into a character rig to finish up.