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Dermot O' Connor

Dermot O' Connor Dermot O' Connor has practiced hand-drawn and digital animation at Don Bluth, Disney, and Warner Bros.

Dermot O' Connor entered the animation industry in 1988, working for Don Bluth's studio in Ireland for five years. During that time he was trained in traditional hand-drawn animation. In the mid-90s he directed CD-ROM interactive titles for Creative Capers Entertainment and Disney Interactive studios, working on such projects as 101 Dalmatians and Timon and Pumbaa. He was introduced to Flash in 2000 and began creating animation for Warner Bros. and Disney in Los Angeles, and Fatkat Animation in Canada. Dermot is currently completing his own 30-minute short film, completely animated with Flash.
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  • view course page for 2D Animation: Character & Attitude Walk Cycles

  • view course page for 2D Animation: Walk Cycles Basics

    Learn how to create a walk cycle for 2D animation. This tutorial is appropriate for all levels of animators, using any software.

    57m 40s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Migrating from Flash to Toon Boom Harmony

    Migrate your animation workflow from Flash to Toon Boom Harmony. Learn about Flash tools and their Toon Boom equivalents and how to complete common drawing and animation tasks in Toon Boom Harmony.

    6h 0m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Drawing Cartoon Characters for Animation

  • view course page for Toon Boom Animate and Harmony Essential Training

  • view course page for Hand-Drawn Animation in Flash

    Achieve a richer, more dynamic look for your Flash-based animation by incorporating hand-drawn animation techniques.

    2h 51m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 2D Animation Principles

    Bring a cast of characters to life. By following the basic principles of animation, you can build characters that interact naturally with their environments, convey realistic emotion, and talk and walk convincingly.

    2h 25m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Rigging a Face in Flash Professional

    This course offers intermediate and advanced Flash designers a step-by-step guide for creating full-featured facial rigs in Flash Professional.

    6h 46m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Animation Tips and Tricks with Flash Professional

  • view course page for Flash Professional CS5: Character Animation

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