3D Animation

Course Outline

Module 1 - General intro to MAYA. Basic modeling, texturing & lighting.

Module 2 - General intro to MAYA. lighting, texturing, rigging

Module 3 - General Principles of animation & an Introduction to Locomotion

Module 4 - Advanced Locomotion: Runs, Hops, Jumps & Skips.

Module 5 - Introduction to character animation.

Module 6 - More on Character Animation - Building & Blocking a shot; parenting & Constraints

SModule 7 - Weight & Flexibility. Cartoon Physics - animating a Box Lift creating characters

Module 8 - Animal locomotion, trots walks and runs

Module 9 - More on animal locomotion,

Module 10 - Acting, Dialogue & Lipsync.

Module 11 - Final Exercise

Module 12 - Demo Reel.