CGMA - Intro to Animation in Maya

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Intro to Animation in Maya

A 6 week course for beginner animators to learn vital software concepts as it relates to the animators workflow

Course overview Course overview

Course Overview

Tool sets for animation

Learn the basics of Maya through the animator’s lens. Beginner animators can learn vital software concepts such as creating projects, understanding workspace, using autokey keyframing, hotkeys, graph editor editing, tangents, curve cycling, playblasting and scene management as it relates to the animators workflow.   Animation exercises will be the classic bouncing ball and a couple of fun variations (ball with short tail and ball with long tail).  Using simple rigs like these will help students quickly gain confidence with animation basics and Maya animation tool sets. 


Intro to Animation in Maya WHAT YOU’LL LEARN


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Jul 27, 2020 - Oct 12, 2020




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Pricing & Schedule

Even though our courses are the most affordable for the quality of education.

These Finance Options allow you to focus on your goals instead of the barriers that keep you from reaching them.

Employer Reimbursement

Animation Guild CSATTF

Payment Plan

Companies that hire our students

  • Naughty Dog
  • Luma Pictures
  • Google
  • EA Games
  • DreamWorks Animation
  • Blizzard Entertainment

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What makes this learning experience unique?

Personal Feedback

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.

Flexible Learning

Learn anywhere, anytime, and at your own pace with our online courses.

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