Danaus Plexippus 'Monarch Butterfly'
3D Model Details
Product ID 155
Geometry Polygonal Quads only
Polygons 35740
Vertices 35761
Textures Yes
Materials Yes
Rigged Yes
Animated No
UV Mapped Yes


3D model of Danaus Plexippus 'Monarch Butterfly' created in Maya 2013.
Real-world scale.
Clean topology with quad polygons only.
All objects properly named.
Model fully rigged and ready for animation.
Please watch attached video with rig preview.
Also rig's readme file attached.
No third party plugins were used, fur created with standard Maya tools.

Create new project. Copy .mb files to scenes folder, textures to sourceimages folder and owerwrite renderData folder from archive to projects folder.
Sometimes Maya not update relative path for fur maps and automatically convert them to absolute, you need to check and fix them manually.
In Attribute Editor open Fur properties.
Expand: Details -> Base Color -> Maps
Click on path and delete everything before renderData - this will make file path relative.
Scroll down and repeat this operation for all fur maps
Make sure that you checked all files connected to Fur, you can see all of them in renderData/fur/furAttrMap folder.
FUR_README file added to archive.

Model Exported to .obj format (without fur)

Butterfly_Monarch_pose.mb using Butterfly_Monarch.mb as reference.

Faces: 35740
Vertices: 35761

body_diff.jpeg (4096x4096)
body_normal.png (2048x2048)
wings_diff.jpeg (2048x2048)
wingsback_diff (2048x2048)
wings_bump (2048x2048)
wings_specular (2048x2048)
zstudiolight.tga (1024x1024) environment map

Rig description:
Main_Control - controls whole model position and rotation
Body_Control - controls body position and rotation
Head_Control - controls head rotation
lantenna_Control - controls left antenna
rantenna_Control - controls right antenna
Tongue_Control - controls tongue appearing
tongue_Control1-5 - control tongue shape
llip_Control - controls left lip
rlip_Control - controls right lip
Abdomen_Control - controls abdomen
lfleg_Control1-2 - control left front leg
lmleg_Control - controls left medium leg
lbleg_Control1, lfleg_Control3 - control left back leg
rfleg_Control1-2 - control right front leg
rmleg_Control - controls right medium leg
rbleg_Control, rfleg_Control3 - control right back leg
lfwing_Control - controls left front wing rotation
lfwingtune_Control1-5 - controls left front wing edges
lbwing_Control - controls left back wing rotation
lbwingtune_Control1-6 - controls left back wing edges
rfwing_Control - controls right front wing rotation
rfwingtune_Control1-5 - controls right front wing edges
rbwing_Control - controls right back wing rotation
rbwingtune_Control1-6 - controls right back wing edges
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