Creating a successful tail motion using time delays
Limb Stretching Tutorial
Finger tips- How to prevent your character's finger tips from sliding when walking.
Animating with Expressions - The Beginners Basics
Adding a secondary motion factor to a rig using constraints
Using Shrink Wrap to define muscle bulges & skin sliding
Riggin From Scratch - Part 1
Riggin From Scratch - Part 2
Riggin From Scratch - Part 3
Rigging Hips in Softimage|XSI
Shoulder skeleton setup in XSI: The musculature method
Creating an Accurate Muscle System Tutorial using Shape Animation
Facial Rig Setup Tutorial
Dynamic on Skeletons - This Tutorial shows you how to get Dynamics with IK Skeletons
Mirror weighting an Eye
Creating a parameter set for an Eye
Rigging an Eye
Walkcycle made simple
Local Transform Constraint
Making Blubber Jiggle - This is a tutorial on how to rig a fat blubbery character in such a way that when s/he moves, their blubber flops around like real flab without having to key or shape animate the fatness. This technique can also be applied to the breasts of a female or transsexual character. The following tutorial is for Softimage XSI users who have a good understanding of enveloping, character rigging and working with constraints for Inverse Kinematics.
Strechy Bones (Muscle Bones)
Walkcycle made simple
Adam Sale - Symmetrical Shapes Tutorials
Facial Bones - how to setup strechy facial bones.
Arm and Hand setup (FK-IK mode)
Create a Spine, with Control Objects
Control Objects for your puppet
Head Rigging and Lip Synching Techniques
Character Poses - An introduction to character poses, focussing on creating a reset pose to use while setting up character weighting.
Creating a Cervo Piston
XSI Metaball Tutorial
Michael Isner's Guide to Thinking with Transforms and Matrices
Wiggling ears tutorial
Simplified Reverse Foot Rig
EasyLOCK IK Hand-Locking Mechanism
A rough constraints guide for your characters
XSI muscle bulging video tutorial
Footroll Video Tutorial
Keep the Teeth with the Face! In XSI.
Growing a flower in XSI
Shape Animation Setup n' Stuff
The Oil Rig tutorial - Learn how to offset a constraint, define rigid envelope within XSI and create a constraint using clusters.
The Snake: Soft Constraints in XSI
How to place and animate dominos on a path
How to animate lights intensity in circular sequences
CUSTOM RIG SETUP
Order of Operators - Learn how to order operators to avoid errors in the production process.
Resetting Your Actor
Plateau Interpolation - animating a character where the feet need to be locked to the ground
General Enveloping Reference notes
Constructing a Character Rig In XSI
Layered Shape Animation in XSI: The musculature method Part 1
Layered Shape Animation in XSI: The musculature method Part 2
Setting up nested Custom Parameters to create Hand pose sliders.
F-Curve work: Focusing on overlap and follow through
Interacting with a scene object in Softimage XSI
Ping-Pong: The Animation Editor - You’ll learn how to: Set Keyframes a few different ways - Edit and fine-tune the animation - Change timing with the Animation Editor - Work with the slope of the Animation Curves - Create Animation Cycles - Add in anticipation and follow-through to your work
Animate Tank Treads with Expressions
Basic XSI cloth tutorial