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Character Animation

Learn the 2D and 3D techiques used to make an animation and bring a character to life. Join expert instructors to create character animations and explore character rigging, create a walk cycle, and make an animated movie.
John Hersey

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  • view course page for Fundamentals of Character Animation: Locomotion

    Learn how to create walk, run, and skip animations that give your character style and subtly move the story along.

    2h 41m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Cloth Simulation in 3ds Max

    Create realistic garments and fabrics, from T-shirts to tablecloths, with the Cloth system in 3ds Max.

    3h 20m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Facial Rigging in Maya

    Use blend shapes and a joint-based approach to build facial controls that are versatile and easy to use.

    2h 38m
    Intermediate
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  • view course page for Creating Hair with Maya nHair

    Learn to create, style, animate, and render realistic hair with Maya nHair.

    3h 8m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Fur in Maya

    Create, render, and customize fur and hair for your 3D models in Maya.

    1h 12m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Working with HumanIK Rigs in Maya

    Find out how to set up the HumanIK rigging system in Autodesk Maya and start creating realistic skeletons for your 3D characters.

    57m 58s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Getting Started with CAT Rigging Tools in 3ds Max

    Discover an alternative to the traditional character rigging workflow with the Character Animation Toolkit (CAT) toolset for 3ds Max, which offers quick preset character rigs as well as custom tools for creating a rig from scratch.

    2h 33m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Character Animation Fundamentals in 3ds Max

    Employs the basic principles of animation to bring to life simple 3D characters.

    5h 56m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Character Rigging in Maya

    Provides a basic introduction to rigging theory, plus details of how to create professional 3D characters in Maya.

    4h 37m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Digital Creature Creation in ZBrush, Photoshop, and Maya

    Introduces the skills needed to create photorealistic 3D creatures for film, video, and game production.

    5h 11m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Game Character Creation in Maya

    Create characters for video games or real-time rendered applications with Maya.

    2h 58m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Modeling a Character in 3ds Max

    Design and build a 3D human character that can be used for feature film, broadcast, and games.

    4h 31m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Character Animation Fundamentals with Maya

    Shows how to animate 3D characters in Maya utilizing the basic principles of animation.

    6h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Modeling a Character in Maya

    Demonstrates how to create professional, realistic 3D characters from scratch in Maya 2011.

    3h 3m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Maya 8.5 Character Rigging

    An overview of rigging, character geometry, and topology, plus details of how to create professional 3D characters in Maya.

    4h 39m
    Intermediate
     
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