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  • view course page for 2D Animation: Tips & Tricks

    2D Animation: Tips & Tricks

    with Dermot O' Connor

    Get a new 2D animation tip every Tuesday. Learn the tricks professional animators use to save time and create more compelling characters.

    1h 21m
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  • view course page for 12 Principles of Animation for CG Animators

    The 12 principles of animation underlie everything animators do, from making movies to video games. Learn how these principles translate to digital character animation and tools like Blender and Maya.

    1h 23m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Toon Boom Storyboard Pro Essential Training

    Learn to storyboard commercials, features, games, or TV shows with Storyboard Pro. Get tips to speed up your storyboarding workflow and get the most from Storyboard Pro's drawing tools.

    5h 13m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Animation Foundations: Gesture

    Gestures make animated characters more interesting and believable. Veteran Pixar animator Andrew Gordon shows how to use reference material and simple animation principles to create more expressive gestures.

    1h 19m
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  • view course page for Learn Adobe Animate CC: Animation

    Create your first digital animation with Adobe Animate CC. Learn how to create symbols, tweens, keyframes, effects, and more.

    2h 17m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Animation Foundations: Storyboarding

    Get started in storyboard animation. Learn storyboarding techniques for illustrating action, angles, shot composition, character, and drama.

    1h 32m
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  • view course page for Traditional 2D Animation in Harmony

    Learn how to draw and animate a simple gesture in Toon Boom Harmony. Animator and cartoonist Dermot O'Connor shows you how to draw lines, create extremes and in-betweens, use a virtual light table, make timing charts, test poses, color the animation, and more.

    27m 7s
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  • view course page for Introduction to 3D

    Introduction to 3D

    with George Maestri

    Learn the basic concepts underlying all 3D modeling and rendering software: navigating 3D space, modeling, texturing, rendering, and more.

    4h 23m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Learn Adobe Fuse CC: The Basics

    Make custom 3D characters for your Photoshop projects with Adobe Fuse, the powerful app for building realistic human models that can be fully posed and animated.

    1h 25m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Story and Character Development for Animation

    Learn the secrets of developing great characters and telling stories for animation. Animators Andrew Gordon and Nate Stanton recreate the story process for us.

    15m 4s
    Appropriate for all
     
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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 36s
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  • view course page for Darin McGowan: The Storyboard Artist's Life

    Darin McGowan, a storyboard artist for shows such as The Wild Thornberrys, The Loud House, and Futurama, offers insights into the storyboard artist's life.

    26m 8s
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  • view course page for Sharon Ross: Character Designer for 2D Animation

    Get insights from a real character designer. In this interview, Sharon Ross explains how she went from art student to illustrator to character designer for Family Guy.

    10m 56s
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  • view course page for Blender: Creating a Finished Character Animation

    Learn how to sketch, animate, and render a character in Blender, and create a fully rendered animation with dialog and complex facial movements.

    1h 29m
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  • view course page for Lindsey Pollard: Supervising Animation Director

    In this interview, Lindsey Pollard, animation director for shows such as The Simpsons and Sanjay and Craig, talks about her career and offers advice for aspiring animators.

    23m 30s
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  • view course page for Chris Landreth: Oscar-Winning Animation Director

  • view course page for Carol Wyatt: 2D Background Painting and Color

    An interview with Carol Wyatt, background painter, color stylist, and color supervisor for animated shows such as Rick and Morty and HBO's Animals.

    15m 19s
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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
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  • view course page for Blender: Creating a Game Character

    Create a game character with Blender's free 3D toolset, while you build your modeling, sculpting, and texturing skills.

    4h 56m
    Beginner
     
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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

    Learn to use Toon Boom Animate and Toon Boom Harmony to create traditional animated scenes, complex digital character rigs, and even some cool effects.

    5h 59m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with MotionBuilder

    An approachable and concise introduction to MotionBuilder, Autodesk's motion-editing software

    2h 12m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Character Animation: Dialogue

    Learn how to convey emotion through facial expression, and animate dialogue, with these fundamental animation principles.

    2h 15m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for 2D Animation Principles

    2D Animation Principles

    with Dermot O' Connor

    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 The Creative Spark: Between Two Worlds, The Hybrid Animation of Tiny Inventions

  • view course page for Character Animation: Basics

    Character Animation: Basics

    with George Maestri

    Learn the skills all beginning animators need to know to bring their characters to life, including posing to the camera, animating from pose to pose, the basics of walking, and dialogue.

    3h 32m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Chris Korn's Digital Character Design: Start to Finish

  • view course page for Animating Characters in Toon Boom Animate

  • view course page for CINEMA 4D Essentials 8: Character Rigging and Xpresso

  • view course page for CINEMA 4D Essentials 3: Cameras, Animation, and Deformers

  • 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 Carrara 5 Essential Training

    Shows how to create scenes and animations, control cameras, manipulate lighting, and create 3D objects.

    8h 22m
    Beginner
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