In this video, learn the production elements to watch for when you design a CG character.
- Creating a puppet using a 3D program…helps you to create perfect versions of your character…from various angles.…But, there are different development issues…you need to consider.…(dramatic music)…Now I'm not a classically-trained 3D artist…as probably a number of you,…but I know just enough to make myself really dangerous.…However, luckily, Adobe Fuse has come to the rescue…with their new software that allows us to create…3D characters really quickly…without having to know all the details.…
One of the characters I'm using in this course,…I call the Grunt, and I built him in Fuse.…I'll step you through it here real quick on how I did it.…And, if you want to use your own 3D program,…the rest of this video will cover everything else…that you need to know.…So, it's very simple to build your character.…So, for instance, for my Grunt, I liked this head here.…So I select that head and then let's find a good torso.…I'll just take the first one here.…I'll click on Male Brute A for the torso.…And I want to give him very muscular legs,…
- Creating a list of production needs
- How the varied styles of animation impact production
- Creating usable digital puppets
- Working with drawn characters, objects, and CG characters
- Adding value to the look of your production
- Exploring various audio recording options
- Organizing files for production, backup, and transport
- Using animation cycles
- Building and editing a scene
- Troubleshooting issues
- Tricks for enhancing your production
- Post-production and delivery
Skill Level Beginner
After Effects Guru: Character Animatorwith Ian Robinson2h 19m Intermediate
2. Puppet Production Issues
3. Add Production Value
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