What you'll learn

This course contains 50 lessons and it's around 5.2 hours long. The main highlights you'll learn are...

  • How to approach video reference and study body mechanics for a successful application in any 3d animated shot.

  • Animation Layers

  • Contrast, Multiple Limbs and 2d blur lines.

  • Hand-by-hand examples applying a myriad of tips and tricks throught the creation of an animated shot.


Buy this course and you will get...

  • Do your own shot or cycle - 4 Assignments

    Complete a full shot or cycle within 4 assignments once you've finished the course 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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    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
    • Tips & tricks 2- Salsa Dance Intro with Federico Abib

    • What do you need to run this workshop?

    • Latest ToyRig

    • Open Feedback

  2. 2
  3. 3
    • Blocking the Golden poses Part 1

    • Blocking the Golden poses Part 2

    • Blocking the Golden poses Part 3

    • Posing the face Part 1

    • Posing the face Part 2

    • Posing the face Part 3

    • Continuing with Golden Poses Part 1

    • Continuing with Golden Poses Part 2

    • Continuing with Golden Poses Part 3

    • Continuing with Golden Poses Part 4

    • Continuing with Golden Poses Part 5

    • Continuing with Golden Poses Part 6

    • Continuing with Golden Poses Part 7

    • Continuing with Golden Poses Part 8

    • Rotating the Character from a different Pivot

    • Creating a cycle animation

  4. 4
    • Basics of Animation Contrast

    • Wait : No rules. Just try and see.

    • Animation Contrast Part 1

    • Animation Contrast Part 2

    • What to Polish first

  5. 5
    • Animation Layers Part 1

    • Animation Layers Part 2

    • Animation Layers Part 3

    • Animation Layers Part 4

  6. 6
    • First Blocking Pass

  7. 7
    • Stretchy Smear Animation Part 1

    • Stretchy Smear Animation Part 2

    • Stretchy Smear Animation Part 3

    • Stretchy Smear Animation Part 4

  8. 8
    • Multiple Limbs

  9. 9
    • 2d Blur Lines Part 1

    • 2d Blur Lines Part 2

  10. 10
    • How far to go when Polish

    • Spacing and Motion Trial

    • Polishing Part 1

    • Polishing Part 2

    • Polishing Part 3

  11. 11
    • Download Package

  12. 12
    • 1 Planning - Video References

    • 2 Blocking Pass

    • 3 Spline Pass

    • 4 Polish Pass and clean up

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Who is teaching this?

Senior Animator

Federico Abib

Federico Abib is a Senior Animator from Argentina with over 14 years of work experience in the animation industry. He is currently working at Sony Pictures Imageworks in Vancouver where he has worked on projects like Small Foot, Spider-man: Into The Spider-Verse, Angry Birds 2, Spiderman: Far From Home and Mitchels vs. the Machines, which is currently in production.
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