What's in it for me?

In this Masterclass we will push the limits of our imagination and of our Toyrig. With highly stylized, exaggerated and pushed cartoony style animation. Learn various principles for "cartoony" animation applied to 3D rigs, and all sort of different techniques to give your shots a rare and unique feel.

  • Skills up!

    Push your limits as an animator, learning unique techniques for highly stylized 3D cartoony animation with Jorge -15 years experience as an animator in the film industry.

  • English Subtitled

    No good english? No problem, the entire Masterclass is on English subtitles so if you are not a native english speaker you'll be able to read everything of what's going on.

  • Free PREMIUM license of ToyRig

    Free full access to ToyRig for 6 months to use it for this course and any personal/student shot you'd like to do.

  • Certificate

    The possibility to access a certificate or letter of recommendation after completing course and required assignments.

  • Flexible

    No deadlines. You can adjust the progress to your personal situation in case you are working, or studying something else. So don't stress ;)

  • Feature Me

    Share with us your 3D cartoony shots and animations, and we will feature you on our newsletter & social media outlets!

Learn how to do these 6 unique cartoony shots!

Every shot that will be covered in this masterclass has its own set of specific techniques and assignments, that will offer students an in-depth learning experience in the cartoony animation making process.

Alongside the individual shot assignments students will also work on preparing their very own cartoony shot! Feedback is provided!

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Intro to the Masterclass: MasterCartoon

  • 2

    Course foundations : What's the core of Cartoony Animation?

    • 2.1 Cartoon Heart.

    • 2.2 Visual Humour.

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    • 2.3 2D Posing or Graphic Posing.

    • 2.4 Snappy Timing.

    • 2.5 KIS

    • 2.6 Learning appeal

    • 2.7 Let's do this!

    • 2.8 The Layout Sequence.

    • 2.9 The Style Reference - Part 1.

    • 2.10 The Style Reference - Part 2.

    • 2.11 The Style Reference - Part 3.

    • Find your fun references!

    • Download our video style Reference

  • 3

    Shot #1 - "Hi! "Intro shot.

    • Shot # 1: Hi! Intro shot. (Video Reference Sample)

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    • Intro to "Hi Toy, Intro Shot"

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    • 3.1 Planning

    • 3.2 Creating Multiple Limbs

    • 3.3 Starting With The Golden Poses

    • 3.4 Second Golden Pose and Change of Design

    • 3.5 Third Golden Poser

    • 3.6 Golden Poses Blast

    • 3.7 Checking The Playblast

    • 3.8 Key Poses Part 1

    • 3.9 Key Poses and First Smears Part 2

    • 3.10 Transitions and Trajectories

    • 3.11 Finishing Up Blocking

    • 3.12 Summing Up Blocking

    • 3.13 Polish Workflow Working on Stretchy Leg

    • 3.14 Polishing The Body

    • 3.15 Reworking Timing on The Body

    • 3.16 Reworking Timing on The Body Part 2

    • 3.17 Simple Squash and Stretch

    • 3.18 Using The Tweener For Transitions

    • 3.19 Multiple Limbs on HI

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    • 3.20 Last Splinning Section

    • 3.21 Last Touches

    • Shot Package - Download

    • Assignment 1.1 - Shot #1 Intro shot - Blocking

    • Assignment 1.2 - Shot #1 Intro shot - Polish and Final

  • 4

    Shot #2 - Suspicious looking. Close up shot.

    • Shot#2: Suspicious Looking Preview

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    • Intro to "Suspicious Looking. Close Up Shot."

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    • 4.1 Planning

    • 4.2 Shot Setup

    • 4.3 Posing Facial Golden Poses

    • 4.4 Creating The First Rough Blocking

    • 4.5 Starting to Spline Fast Movement Towards Camera

    • 4.6 Splinning The Eyes Mask (Part 1)

    • 4.7 Splinning The Eyes Mask (Part 2)

    • 4.8 Splinning The Take

    • 4.9 Brows Madness Fun

    • 4.10 Splinning The Mouth and Hands

    • 4.11 Clean Up & Summing Up

    • Shot Package - Download

    • Assignment 2.1 - Shot #2 Close up shot - Blocking

    • Assignment 2.2 - Shot #1 Intro shot - Polish and Final

  • 5

    Shot #3 - "Agh!" Scared Take

    • Shot#3 - "Agh" Scared Take Preview

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    • Intro to "Agh" Scared Take.

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    • 5.1 Planning And Setup

    • 5.2 Golden Poses

    • 5.3 Planning the key pose

    • 5.4 Key Poses (Part1)

    • 5.5 Key Poses (Part2) & First Rough Blocking

    • 5.6 Blocking/Advanced Workflow

    • 5.7 Polishing Body Shake (Part1)

    • 5.8 Polishing Body Shake (Part2)

    • 5.9 Polishing Big Terror Take (Part1)

    • 5.10 Polishing Big Terror Take And Wave Effect (Part2)

    • 5.11 Woosh Polishing

    • 5.12 Woosh Polishing (Part2)

    • 5.13 Woosh Polishing (Part3)

    • 5.14 Woosh Polishing (Part 4)

    • 5.15 Woosh Polishing(Part5), Legs Wheel & Finishing Up!

    • Shot Package - download

    • Assignment 3.1 - Shot #3 Take & flying off camera - Blocking

    • Assignment 3.2 - Shot #3 Take & flying off camera - Blocking Advanced / WIP

    • Assignment 3.3 - Shot #3 Take & flying off camera - Polish & final.

    • Feedback!

  • 6

    Shot #4 - Flying away!

    • Shot# 4: Flying away! {Preview}

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    • Intro to "Flying Away".

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    • 6.1 Planning and Intro to Straight Ahead Workflow

    • 6.2 Scene Setup

    • 6.3 First Flying Move

    • 6.4 Second Flying Move (Part1)

    • 6.5 Second Flying Movie (Part2)

    • 6.6 Flying Madness & Landing

    • 6.7 Straight Ahead Tips on The Landing

    • 6.8 Lower Contact in Straight Ahead

    • 6.9 Second Bounce Straight Ahead

    • 6.10 Cleaning Up

    • Assignment 4.1 - Shot #4 Take & flying off camera - Flying beats

    • Assignment 4.2 - Shot #4 Take & flying off camera - Landing beat.

  • 7

    Shot #5 - Karate moves.

    • Shot #5: "Karate Moves" {Preview}

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    • Intro to "Karate Moves".

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    • 7.1 Intro To The Shot

    • 7.2 Shot Planning

    • 7.3 Starting The Golden Poses

    • 7.4 Planning The Timing

    • 7.5 Posing The Timing Accordingly Planned

    • 7.6 Posing The Timing Accordingly Planned (Part 2)

    • 7.7 Breaking Down Second Move

    • 7.8 Breaking Down The Jump Back

    • 7.9 Jump Back & Last Punch

    • 7.10 Adding New Breakdowns

    • 7.11 Adding New Breakdowns (Part2)

    • 7.12 Last Details & Finishing Up

    • Assignment 7.1 - Shot #5 - Action Moves. Blocking

    • Assignment 7.2 - Shot #5 - Action Moves. WIP

    • Assignment 7.3 - Shot #5 - Action Moves. Final

  • 8

    Shot #6 - Acting shot. " Blah Blah Blah "

    • Shot#6 - Acting Shot. "Blah Blah Blah" {Preview}

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    • Intro to "Acting Shot - Blah blah blah".

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    • 8.1 Intro To Planning A Cartoony Acting Shot

    • 8.2 Planning The Golden Poses

    • 8.3 The Golden Poses

    • 8.4 Working Towards The Rough Blocking & The Key Poses

    • 8.5 The Key poses Part 2

    • 8.6 Intro To The Accents

    • 8.7 The Accents

    • 8.8 The Accents Part 2

    • 8.9 Intro To The Lip Sync & First Mechanical Pass

    • 8.10 Creative Pass On Lip Sync

    • 8.11 Starting The Breakdowns

    • 8.12 Finishing Breakdowns & The Blocking Advanced

    • 8.13 Starting To Polish

    • 8.14 Polishing

    • 8.15 Polishing & Multiple Arms Part 2

    • 8.16 Polishing The Lypsinc Part 1

    • 8.17 Polishing The Mouth

    • 8.18 Polishing The Eyes Mask

    • 8.19 Final Polish

    • Assignment 8.1 - Shot #6 - Dialogue Shot . Rough Blocking .

    • Assignment 8.2 - Shot #6 - Dialogue Shot . WIP 1 of 2 . Lipsync.

    • Assignment 8.3 - Shot #6 - Dialogue Shot . WIP 2 of 2 . Breakdowns : the Blocking Advanced.

    • Assignment 8.4 - Shot #6 - Dialogue Shot . Spline , the FINAL version.

  • 9

    Finishing up.

    • Clean up.

    • Letting go.

    • Farewell.

  • 10

    Certificate

    • Details

Expand your cartoony animation skills today!

With over 100 LESSONS covering an array of specialized techniques. Access never expires so enjoy the learning process and take your time. :)

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Shots 1-6 quick previews:


Hi Toy
Suspicious Looking
AGH! Scared Take.
Flying Away Karate Moves Acting Shot 


Who is teaching this?

Jorge Vigara - watch his evolution reel below!

Jorge has 15 years of experience as a 3D animator in the animation film industry. Having worked in movies such as Despicable Me, Hotel Transylvania 1 & 2, The Smurfs 2 to name a few.
Watch Intro Video

Who's teaching this?

Jorge Vigara- Watch his reel here