Skillshare – Character Animation Part2 – Animating a Run Cycle

Skillshare – Character Animation Part2 – Animating a Run Cycle
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Category: Tutorial

Skillshare – Character Animation Part 2: Animating a Run Cycle

Duration: 1h04min

Welcome to part two of the character animation series. In this class, we will be creating a run cycle from beginning to end using the character we created in part one.

If you didn’t take part 1 but still want to follow along I have included the character rig in the class project downloads.
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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…]

3D in After Effects CC 2018 Working & Animating in 3D Space

3D in After Effects CC 2018 Working & Animating in 3D Space
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Category: Tutorial

Learn the concepts, tools, methods and properties that you need to create stunning animations in Adobe After Effects 3D Space.

3D Space is essential to creating animations. Many avoid 3D all together thinking it is difficult and hard to work with.

The Truth: it is Not.

3D elements are excellently introduced in this organized and unique course and are easy to learn and practice.
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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…]

Lynda – Animating in 3ds Max Constraints, Controllers, and Wire Parameters

Lynda – Animating in 3ds Max: Constraints, Controllers, and Wire Parameters
English | Size: 467.5MB
Category: Tutorial

Autodesk 3ds Max boasts a robust set of animation tools that can be used to bring characters, machinery, and even environments to life. In this course, get acquainted with some of the fundamental tools that can be used to both create and control animations. To make this course as practical as possible, instructor Brian Bradley introduces each tool (or set of tools) in a practical exercise that helps you see the tool in action. He covers working with controllers, creating reactions, using motion capture, working with constraints and wire parameters, and more. [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…]

Lynda – Animate CC Animating Scenes

Lynda – Animate CC: Animating Scenes
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Category: Tutorial

After you’ve created a storyboard for your animated project, you’re ready to tackle the next phase of the pipeline-actually assembling your scenes and rigging your characters. In this course, learn how to use Adobe Animate CC to assemble and animate a scene, and set up a complex rig for both a human character and a robot. Dermot O’Connor shows how to properly line a character, place the pivots, and set up the scene symbol. Plus, he shows how to animate a dynamic action scene, import audio, and export your scene.
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Pluralsight – After Effects CC Animating with Music

Pluralsight – After Effects CC Animating with Music
English | Size: 507.2MB
Category: CBTs

Music often goes overlooked by animators, but the truth is music can make or break a video. When you learn to effectively animate to music, your videos will be more captivating, more shareable, and more engaging for viewers. In this course, After Effects CC Animating with Music, you’ll learn step by step how to animate to the beat of music to captivate your audience and drive home key points. First, you’ll discover how to choose the best music for your video. Next, you’ll explore how to edit the music to better tell a story.
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Digital Tutors – Animating with Props in Maya 2011

Digital Tutors – Animating with Props in Maya 2011
English | Size: 255.5MB
Category: CBTs

In this collection of lessons we will learn about prop animation. This course covers tools and techniques for animating props in Maya. We’ll discuss methods that are animator-friendly for prop animation. We’ll learn how to animate constrained objects, how to blend smoothly between our space-switches as we keyframe a constraint’s weight, and we’ll even explore at technique for switching between spaces with no offset. At the end of this course, you’ll have the knowledge you need to overcome the challenges of prop animation. [Read more…]

Treehouse – Animating SVG with CSS

Treehouse – Animating SVG with CSS
English | Size: 222.66 MB
Category: CBTs

SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) also supports interactivity and animation, so you can animate and interact with SVG like you’re able to do with HTML. This short course covers the most common methods for animating SVG: CSS transitions, transforms, and keyframe animations.
What you’ll learn
Transitioning & Transforming SVG
Animating SVG with keyframes
Animated Line Drawings in SVG
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