Dove - rigged - animated 3D model


All Quad Geometry

Rigged and Animated for Lightwave 8.5 and up
Rigged and Animated for 3DS MAX 2008 and up
Rigged and Animated for Cinema 4D r13 and up
Rigged and Animated for Maya 2013 (ascii) and up
MAX 2009 generated FBX
MAX 2017 generated FBX
Lightwave 2015 generated FBX
OBJ - includes base object and all morph target objs

The feathers are geometry so they render fast and no plugins are needed.
This model comes with several pre-animated scenes to get you started.
The wings are animated using the 3 bones within each. The wings are folded using one of several morph targets.
You can also make adjustments, like spreading the wing tip feathers and spreading the tail using morph targets.
The main controlling object is the ROOT bone
[NAME]-ZERO.lws' is the name given to my BASIC set up, no animation, but it is rigged.
I have provided several scene files to get you started:
The feet and legs are controlled byLT-FootControllerandRT-FootController(names may differ slightly from application to application Lightwave, 3DS MAX, C4D, Maya)

There are two 'neck' bones, a 'head' bone and a 'lower beak' bone.
There are 31 Morph targets.
-The 'Mouth' and phonemes are controlled by 9 Morph targets located when you select the mesh and go toObject=>Properties=>Deform.(Lightwave)
-The 'Mouth' and phonemes are controlled by 10 Morph targets located when you select the EGF mesh and go to 'Modify' => 'Morpher'. (MAX)
-Use the Blend Window in Maya
The wings are controlled by 3 bones each
and have 11 Morph positions, including flapping and folded positions

The Tail spread is controlled via Morph target TailClosed, the Tail bone controls position and rotation.
The eyes have several morph targets:

The toes are controlled by 12 bones on each foot.
To fold the wings use the morphs noted above.
But if you have positioned the wings by moving the bones, AND you try to use morph targets to fold them, you WILL have some pretty weird distortions that will freak you out.
Don't panic, the solution is to 'zero' out your wing bone positions, as or just before you apply the 'Morph' targets.
The model is made hi resolution by using Sub-Patching, Hypernurbs, etc. so the actual geometry is much less than the rendered geometry.

Lightwave (Native Format):
Real Geometry: Olive Branch: Ground:
31530 vertices 518 verticies 8 verticies
18534 polygons 507 polygons 6 polygons
32054 verticies - Total

19093 polygons - Total

  • The other formats will have similar but not necessarily the same counts
    Units of measurement are in inches/feet
    the maps are RGB or greyscale or Normal 72dpi and 200dpi, 2666px X 2666px

    Additional Youtube Previews:

    Dove Color CU HI

    Dove FlyUp Color HI

    Dove FlyUp Grey HI

    Dove FlyUp Grey LO

    Dove Grey CU HI

    Dove Grey CU LO

    Dove Phonemes
    Dove Total Grey HI

    Dove Total Grey LO

    Dove Totla Color HI
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    3D model formats
    • Lightwave 8.5 (.lwo, .lw, .lws)10.7 MBVersion: 8.5Renderer: Default
    • Autodesk 3ds Max 2008 (.max)77.3 MBVersion: 2008Renderer: Mental Ray
    • Autodesk Maya 2013 (.ma, .mb)275 MBVersion: 2013Renderer: Default
    • Maya Mel Script (.mel)275 MB
    • Cinema 4D r13 (.c4d)107 MBVersion: r13Renderer: Mental Ray
    • OBJ (.obj, .mtl)24 MB
    • Autodesk FBX (.fbx) (3 files)-Version: 2017Version: 2009Version: 2015
    • 3D Studio (.3ds) -
    • Stereolithography (.stl) -
    3D model details
    • Publish date2019-04-18
    • Model ID#1954570
    • Animated approved
    • Rigged approved
    • VR / AR / Low-poly
    • PBR
    • Geometry Polygon mesh
    • Polygons 18,534
    • Vertices 31,530
    • Textures
    • Materials
    • UV Mapping
    • Unwrapped UVs Overlapping
    • Plugins used