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  • Getting a ref model's target file in python

    13 août 2009

    It was not so easy so here it is: from win32com.client import constants xsi = Application oRoot = xsi.ActiveSceneRoot oModels = oRoot.getmodels2() for oModel in oModels: if oModel.parameters("referenced_model").GetValue2(1280) == 1: aRes =oModel.parameters("active_resolution").GetValue2(1280)...

  • Curve interpolation for shapes

    16 février 2010

    First blog, first post! Here is a video that is showing an ICE compound for shapes interpolation in most softwares it is done in a linear way. That can be quite problematic for the jaw or the eyelids , so I built that ICE compound, it's using a parametric...

  • ICE muscle deformers study

    19 février 2010

    ICE muscle deformers study from Ahmidou Lyazidi on Vimeo. This is a quick test for muscles deformations, the muscles are fully ICE driven, the system is based on 3 compounds: -a muscle shaper -a muscle deformer -a skin deformer (kind of custom shrink...

  • Install modules in softimage factory's Python

    28 novembre 2010

    last day I needed to Install Python Pil module ,but the installer couldn't found the Python installed in softimage and It don't even ask you for a manual search!! So I installed a global Python and checked what was going on. I found that the only way...

  • Cleanup you menus

    28 novembre 2010

    With the new softimage 2011.5 version, the ICE section that was in the simulate panel was replaced by the new ICE Panel. this is great, but what if had some script commands in there and your studio still have prior Softimage versions? Here is a script...

  • 720 deg slerp

    11 janvier 2011

    Happy new year!! Someone asked me some informations about my 720deg slerp ICE compound, so I decided to release it: drag'n drop this link in an ICEtree here's the video: 720 degres rotation interpolation (ICE kinematics) from Ahmidou Lyazidi on Vimeo....