Papers by Christine Waggoner

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Virtual Tailoring for Ratatouille: Clothing the Fattest Man in the World

Christine Waggoner, David Baraff
May 2007

He's fat. Enormously so. Essentially a clothed sphere. (A very deformable and complexly animated sphere, with legs, arms, and no neck.) For Ratatouille, creating dynamic costumes for every human character in the film required extensive development and innovation in Pixar's cloth pipeline, particularly for the character Gusteau. Modeling and shepherding ... more

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Available as Pixar Technical Memo #07-07

Revamping the Cloth Tailoring Pipeline at Pixar

Christine Waggoner, Fernando de Goes
May 2022

This work presents the most recent updates to the cloth tailoring pipeline at Pixar. We start by reviewing the evolution of cloth authoring tools used at Pixar from 2001 to the present day. Motivated by previous approaches, we introduce a structured workflow for cloth tailoring that manages multiple mesh versions ... more

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Siggraph Talk 2022