Nelson Hurst Top Maya Rigs for Maya

Top Character Rigs for Maya (Free and Premium)

Have you ever watch a student highlight demo reel and said “where did they get that rig from” or “what character rig is that”? Well, Since I’m returning to CG character animation, I searched and...


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Break’s Over. I’m Back.

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything, not for lack of trying but because of life and work. I didn’t realize how difficult it was to maintain a blog, work a full time job and complete personal...


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Naxus is Out

How fast are your reflexes? Naxus is now available on iOS and Android devices. Naxus is a challenging matching game that will test and train your reflexes. I created this game as a quick time killer – something you can play while waiting in line,...

XNA Cheatsheet

Several developers and universities have requested to bring back the XNA cheatsheet (it’s linked to so many websites).  It’s great to know Monogame and Xamarin is still keeping XNA Alive. Make me wonder how awesome XNA would be now, if Microsoft wouldn’t have discontinued developing it. Enjoy the XNA 3.1 to XNA 4.0 Cheat Sheet.  XNA 3.1 to XNA 4.0 CheatSheet

NelsonHurst.com launched

The site has finally been launched and is up and running. There are still a few things to finish up here and there but it’s ready for public viewing. Also my other domains (nelxon & forever2d) will redirect you this website as well....


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Norman Rig

Norman is a very popular and versatile Maya puppet built unofficially for the AAU (Academy of Art University) Pixar Classes. Norman was exclusive to AAU Students and intellectual property of AAU. The Pixar...


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Genryu’s Blade (2000)

STORY: Genryu’s Shino, an assassin who decided to retire and lead a normal life has one small problem; the Yakuza see his actions as an act of betrayal and now wants him dead. The Yakuza Boss places a 100 million dollar bounty on his head and...


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