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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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4 Character Animation courses · 201 video tutorials
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  • view course page for Maya Essentials 5: Animation Tools

    Focuses on the basics of animating in Maya, including setting keyframes, working with animation editors, and automating animation with constraints and simple rigs.

    1h 20m
    Beginner
     
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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 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 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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