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Become a 3D Character Animator

Channel your creativity and technical savvy to breath life into simple characters as a 3D character animator. Learn to apply the basic principles of animation and the processes used by professionals to model, rig, and animate characters in digital environments.
Apply storytelling principles through animation.
Design, rig, and animate characters in Maya.
Discover best practices from experts in 3D animation.
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28 Hours of expert-created video tutorials
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