Masterclass: MasterCartoon


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.


*Streaming courses do not include assignments, teacher feedback, or certifications.



Course curriculum

  1. 2
    • 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.

  2. 3
    • Shot # 1: Hi! Intro shot. (Video Reference Sample)

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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

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  3. 4
    • Shot#2: Suspicious Looking Preview

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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

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  4. 5
    • Shot#3 - "Agh" Scared Take Preview

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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!

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  5. 6
    • Shot# 4: Flying away! {Preview}

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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

    • Shot Package Download

  6. 7
    • Shot #5: "Karate Moves" {Preview}

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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

    • Shot Package Download

  7. 8
    • Shot#6 - Acting Shot. "Blah Blah Blah" {Preview}

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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

    • Shot Package download

  8. 9
    • Last comments and Good luck!

Who is teaching this?

Character Animator / Director / Founder

Jorge Vigara

Jorge is a character animator and director with over 17 years of experience in the animation industry. He has worked for a large variety of formats such as film, tv, advertising, short films, VR and feature films. He is also the founder of Animawarriors.com. Amongst more that 20 titles in his belt, his credits include Hotel Transylvania 1 & 2, Despicable Me, The Smurfs 2, Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs 2 , Storks and many more.