In this series of Maya tutorials, we will learn techniques for animating a grappling hook in Maya. Our goal is to create an efficient rig with a sufficient amount of control. We'll learn how to animate this prop and its rope to behave naturally. We'll also learn how to work with a set of rigging and animation tools in Maya that will help us produce a very entertaining outcome. By the end of this tutorial, you will have the skills needed to animate your very own grappling hook. Software required: Autodesk Maya 2013.
Delano works avidly as an animation author at Pluralsight. Starting his career at animation studios like Shilo, Delano has developed a strong passion for his talents. His animation and rigging background help him teach and create some of the most-watched training on Pluralsight.