Blender 2.8: Turn your 2D drawing into a 3D model using Grease Pencil by Jama Jurabaev

Blender 2.8: Turn your 2D drawing into a 3D model using Grease Pencil by Jama Jurabaev
English | Size: 4.5GB
Category: Tutorial

The next chapter in my Blender series.

This one covers a workflow of converting grease pencil sketches/drawings into a real 3D geometry, which could be properly rendered and textured and also exported out of Blender.

This workflow allows staying very suggestive with your 3D modelling, which speeds up the whole process from sketch to the final renders. [Read more…]

Skillshare – 2D Animation of a Fire Pit in After Effects, Beginners Friendly

Skillshare – 2D Animation of a Fire Pit in After Effects, Beginners Friendly
English | Size: 525.4MB
Category: Tutorial

2D Animation of a Fire Pit in After Effects, Beginners Friendly

Duration: 28min

In this class I will show you how to animate a 2D Fire and build a Fire Pit.

You will be guided step by step.

The class is beginners friendly so don’t be afraid to jump into it and have some fun.
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Lynda – Animating in 2D – Loosening Up

Lynda – Animating in 2D – Loosening Up
English | Size: 141.6MB
Category: Tutorial

Build more natural, flexible characters with these 2D animation tips from Dermot O’ Connor, an animator for Don Bluth and the Disney company. This short, focused course gathers Dermot’s best tips for loosening up animation, including techniques such as reversal, overlap, and follow-though. Plus, learn how to drag body parts and move them on different timing patterns to escape the limited look of TV animation. [Read more…]

Udemy – Complete C# Unity Developer 2D – Learn To Code Making Games Updated Sept 2018

Udemy – Complete C# Unity Developer 2D – Learn To Code Making Games Updated Sept 2018
English | Size: 25.1GB
Category: Tutorial

Created by Ben Tristem, GameDev.tv by Ben Tristem, Rick Davidson
Last updated 9/2018
English
What Will I Learn?
Learn C#, a powerful modern language, from scratch. No prior programming experience is necessary.
Become excellent at using the Unity game engine.
Build a solid foundation for game design and game development that will help you build your own games.
Learn how object oriented programming works in practice.
Personally create playable game projects – good for your portfolio, or just for your own sense of achievement.
Transfer your knowledge to .NET, other languages, and more.
Develop highly transferable coding problem solving skills.
Be part of an amazing and supportive community of people similar to you.
Curriculum For This Course
364 Lectures [Read more…]

Udemy – Unity 2D Platformer Game Development Course

Udemy – Unity 2D Platformer Game Development Course
English | Size: 1.1GB
Category: Tutorial

In this course we will take advantage of the Unity Asset store and find stunning 2D pixel art assets, that are free for use.

We will use these assets to learn and better understand how 2D games are made in Unity.
We will cover techniques as:
2D Level Design
What are Tiles and how to work with them
How the Unity 2D grid works and how to set it up properly
How to set up animations and make sure the framerate is set up properly
Character movement
Gravity and how to use physics to our advantage
Camera Follow
Creating a Main Menu and a score [Read more…]

Lynda – Animating in 2D Breakdowns and Thumbnails

Lynda – Animating in 2D: Breakdowns and Thumbnails
English | Size: 130.3MB
Category: Tutorial

When you plan scenes in advance by animating breakdowns and thumbnails, you can enhance the quality of your animation and add interest to your scenes. In this course, Dermot O’ Connor shares his time-tested techniques for animating breakdowns and thumbnails. Dermot begins by going over the basic principles, and then moves on to a discussion of breakdowns-including basic turns and reactions. He wraps up the course by covering basic, intermediate, and advanced thumbnail concepts. [Read more…]

Digital Tutors Compositing 2D Elements with Footage in After Effects + Project Files

Digital Tutors Compositing 2D Elements with Footage in After Effects + Project Files
English | Size: 371 MB
Category: Tutorial

In this series of lessons we’ll learn how to composite 2d elements over live footage. We’ll create an appealing final video using a few simple images a variety of compositing and animation techniques.

We’ll begin this project by importing our elements and tracking various features of the face, including a difficult track through an eye blink. We’ll learn how to create a tracked and animated mask to match our eye movement. To combine all of the elements and give them visual appeal, we’ll learn how to use several different effects not only by themselves, but also together to create various looks. We’ll learn how we can create animation using expressions. And finally, combine all our layers using compositing math to correctly mix everything together. [Read more…]

Lynda – Animating in 2D Hair and Clothing

Lynda – Animating in 2D Hair and Clothing
English | Size: 215.6MB
Category: Animation

Hair and clothing are some of the most important but difficult details to animate. These features make the difference between engaging, life-like characters and stiff, boring ones. This course pulls together a professional animator’s time-tested techniques for animating hair, fur, clothing, flags, and other secondary animation items. Dermot O’ Connor explains the difference between primary and secondary animation, and helps you create smooth secondary motion that amplifies the interest and realism of your 2D characters. [Read more…]

Principles of 2D Design – Wucius Wong

Principles of 2D Design – Wucius Wong
English | Size: 31.6MB
Category: E-book

Understanding the elements of two-dimensional design and the infinite options available in organizing choices made are at the core of this book. Wong surveys all concepts of forms and structures, covering most situations in two-dimensional composition, formal or informal. [Read more…]

2D Background Design For Games – Vector Techniques

2D Background Design For Games – Vector Techniques
English | Size: 693.2MB
Category: Tutorial

Basic drawing ability
Basic experience with Photoshop
Basic understanding of Unity
The vector techniques covered are simple and effective to give maximum impact in a short amount of time. Using Photoshop smart objects is a key concept of the course a technique commonly used by professional game artists.
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