Sparkling the Cartoon



In this workshop, you will learn the basic approach to do a cycle, with simple and very effective animation techniques to make your shot look energetic and appealing.


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

Course curriculum

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    • 1 - Setting up scene and the basic cycle workflow.

    • 2 - Posing the main extreme poses.

    • 3 - Setting the group selection keys.

    • 4 - Mirroring.

    • 5 - Tips on posing.

    • 6 - Passing position in the air.

    • 7 - The contact pose.

    • 8 - The low pose .

    • 9 - Timing check and first playblast.

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    • 10 - Key all and clean up.

    • 11 - The high pose or the up pose.

    • 12 - The pass position in the ground or the back foot.

    • 13 - Adding breakdowns and working trajectories.

    • 14 - Breakdowns in all the parts of the body .

    • 15 - Polishing trajectories, deformations and clean up shapes .

    • 16 - Face .

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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.