What you'll learn

This course contains 30 lessons and it's around 4 hours long. The main highlights you'll learn are...

  • Building the foundations of your drawing skills by learning how to draw simple objects and animate them in 360 degrees.

  • Learning how to construct a human face going over the skeleton and the basic facial muscles that will help us animate our 2d animated shot.

  • Applying what you've learn by animating a short 2d animated shot.


Buy this course and you will get...

  • 4 Assignments

    Complete 4 assignments by the end of the course (including your own animated headshot) and get it reviewed at each step of the workflow by one of our recognized teachers to help you improve your skills.

  • Open Feedback

    Access to twice monthly Q&A grouped sessions with any of our recognized teachers in which you may ask any question related to the course, or for feedback on your shot.

  • Unlimited access

    This course is 100% flexible with no deadlines. Adjust the progress to your personal situation and come back anytime. So don't stress ;)

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  • Get endorsed

    We can provide access to a certificate of completion OR a letter of recommendation, that you'll be able to use to support your career.

Recognized artists walk you through every step

3d Animation can be technically overwhelming! All of our teachers are experienced professionals in the animation field and will show you every small detail of their creative thought processes and workflows.

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Course curriculum

  1. 1
  2. 2
    • 1. Scott's intro to the course

    • 2. Rotating a Cube

    • 3. Rotating a Cube ( Cont )

    • 4. Rotating a Cube with an Object on it

    • 5. Drawing a Cube with an Object on it ( cont )

  3. 3
    • 6. Describing an Objects on Sphere

    • 7. Demo : Drawing On a Sphere

    • 8. The Planes of the Head

  4. 4
    • 9. Basic Muscle Forms

  5. 5
    • 10. Head Squash & Stretch . Part 1/2

    • 10. Head Squash & Stretch . Part 2/2

    • 11. Squash & Stretch in Profile

    • 12. Basic Mouth Shapes

    • 13. More Mouth Shapes

    • 14. Head Up and Down Position

  6. 6
  7. 7
    • 19. Thumbnails ( Part 1/3 )

    • 19. Thumbnails ( Part 2/3 )

    • 19. Thumbnails ( Part 3/3 )

    • 20. Cleaning up Lines on Thumbnails and Getting ready to Animate

    • 21. Animating a 2d shot ( Part1/3 )

    • 21. Animating a 2d shot ( Part2/3 )

    • 21. Animating a 2d shot ( Part3/3 )

    • Final Animation

    • 22. Conclusion

  8. 8
    • 1 Rotating a Cube

    • 2 Rotating a ball

    • 3 Rotating your character's face

    • 4 Animate a short dialogue - Face only

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Who is teaching this?

2D&3D animation, Team Lead

Scott Wright

Scott Wright is a 2d and 3d animator with 25+ years of feature film experience. He attended Sheridan College in Canada where he studied Character Animation and has his master’s degree in illustration from the Academy of Art. After graduating from college Scott was hired by DreamWorks Animation where he worked for 15 years as both a 2d and 3d animator. Over the past 10 years Scott has been freelancing for commercials, feature films, and tv shows as either a storyboard artist, character designer, prop designer and is currently working at DisneyTV as a 2d character animator. His film credits include; Prince of Egypt, The Road to Eldorado, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, Madagascar, How to Train Your Dragon, SCOOB and many more. When not working, you will find Scott, well...drawing!