Find out how to set up the HumanIK rigging system in Autodesk Maya and start creating realistic skeletons for your 3D characters.
An introduction to creating and animating cutout characters in Toon Boom Animate.
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.
Take a look at Xpresso, a scripting tool that allows you to speed up your animation workflow, and the basics of character rigging in CINEMA 4D.
This course offers intermediate and advanced Flash designers a step-by-step guide for creating full-featured facial rigs in Flash Professional.
Focuses on the basics of animating in CINEMA 4D, including setting keyframes, moving the camera, and adding movement and interest with deformers.
Focuses on the basics of animating in Maya, including setting keyframes, working with animation editors, and automating animation with constraints and simple rigs.
Employs the basic principles of animation to bring to life simple 3D characters.
Breaks down the process of creating, rigging, and animating the arm of a character in an opening title sequence in After Effects—a task traditionally performed using rigging or skeleton tools available in 3D programs.
Provides a basic introduction to rigging theory, plus details of how to create professional 3D characters in Maya.
Introduces the skills needed to create photorealistic 3D creatures for film, video, and game production.
Create characters for video games or real-time rendered applications with Maya.
Create and animate highly controllable characters using After Effects.
Design and build a 3D human character that can be used for feature film, broadcast, and games.
Shows how to animate 3D characters in Maya utilizing the basic principles of animation.
Discover how to import layered files and paths from Illustrator into After Effects, animate flat vector artwork in both 2D and 3D space, and output your animations.
Teaches you how to use Illustrator's tools and features to prepare 2D files for animation in Adobe After Effects.
Use nested symbols and motion and shape tweening to create believable characters in Flash.
Demonstrates how to create professional, realistic 3D characters from scratch in Maya 2011.
Teaches universal principles of animation, as well as how to use After Effects and Flash to apply all the tricks of the trade.
Gives users a thorough explanation of the Blender interface, tools, and features and demonstrates practical techniques for this amazing tool.
Shows how to master the new Motion Tween model and the Motion Editor to control easing and effects.
Follows the creation of a short animated film, from storyboard through final output, using After Effects CS3.
An overview of rigging, character geometry, and topology, plus details of how to create professional 3D characters in Maya.
Shows how to create scenes and animations, control cameras, manipulate lighting, and create 3D objects.
Teaches the fundamentals of character animation, from basic movement to advanced dialogue animation.