Getting comfortable with Maya rigging technique could be quite easy.
In this short video, we would go through the very basic method of adding joints to out character, skinning and weight painting, so if you are new to rigging or new to Maya don;t worry as most of the steps only require you having a copy of Maya and knowing how to click the mouse.
This is a basic Maya introduction to skin rigging in Maya
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