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The Importance of Fundamentals
This course is a deep dive into the 12 principles of animation, taking the basic exercises and pushing them to the next level. By the end of the 10 weeks , students will have a solid understanding of the principles of animation and how to apply them to their own animation projects. They'll get a better sense of how they can use Maya and its tools, and not letting the software dictate how to animate.They will be able to show animation exercises involving animation fundamentals, simple biped body mechanics, strong and appealing poses, and a stylized walk cycle. And finally, as the industry and the tools are evolving quickly, we will look into mastering Maya and develop an efficient workflow in order to be production ready , pushing students both artistically and technically.
Animation Foundation 101 WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
The more you know, the better.
Unleashing your creativity
Andy is a French artist, currently Senior Animator at Framestore Montréal, he worked for nearly a decade as a character / creature animator in studios such as MPC, ILM, Framestore London and Base FX Kuala Lumpur. He started his career in London (UK) working in commercials / previsualisation and Music videos and then moved on to the Vfx industry. His credits include : Star Wars Episode 8, Jurassic world: The Fallen Kingdom, Lion King, The Mandalorian and most recently His Dark Materials Season 2. Art, Films and Video games enthusiast and constantly evolving as an artist through all these years , Andy is eager to share his knowledge and help you grow in your animation journey.
Spring TERM Registration
Feb 8, 2021 - Apr 26, 2021
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What makes this learning experience unique?
Receive personal individual feedback on all submitted assignments from the industries best artist.
1+ Year Access
Enjoy over 365 days of full course access. This includes all lectures, feedback, and Live Q&A recordings.
Certificate of Completion
Earn a Certificate of Completion when you complete and turn in 80% of course assignments.
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