Animal locomotion


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Animal locomotion

The subject of animal walks and runs is enormous. And frankly, it's well beyond the scope of this lesson. There are just so many varieties. So there are some general rules I can show you. But first let me introduce you to probably every animator's favorite resource whenever they're given a scene for some strange beast that they've no idea how to handle, and that's Eadweard Muybridge. And back in the 1870s and 1880s this very strange man did a series of photographs of as many animals as he could take photographs of.

Animals like horses, even bison's and as you can see here's a wonderful bison at run cycle resource. So, his books are enormous and they're must-haves if you're going to be encountering many animal walk cycles or run cycles. And with that I'll take you into the generic four legged animal walk cycle as simply as I can show it. And here we have a super cartoony version of a dinosaur. And the primary rule that I follow whenever I have to do a four legged w...

Animal locomotion
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Animal locomotion provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dermot O' Connor as part of the 2D Animation Principles

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