Learn Creature Animation with Maya

Using Autodesk's Maya, get a comprehensive look at animating a non-humanoid creature as we animate this raptor model!
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 5/2014 English

Course Description

In this course, instructor Prantik Madhukalya gives us a comprehensive look at his process for animating a non-humanoid creature. Here he will cover some basic rig functionality, scene layout, as well as walk through the layout, blocking, and polish stages of the animation process.

The pre-rigged character is also available as part of the course for you to practice with! (Students - please look under Section 1 / Lecture 1 downloads for the character to use with the lesson.)

More about the Instructor:

Prantik Madhukalya is a professional character animator currently living in Mumbai and working on Various Animated Series and DVD films. He holds a Bachelors in Animation and Multimedia from Picasso Animation College with Centennial College collaboration and has a skill set that includes 3D character animation, classical 2D animation, storyboard creation, Rigging, Skinning, and Hair/Fur systems.

What are the requirements?

  • Autodesk Maya

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn to animate creatures and bipeds in Maya
  • Learn simple tricks to animating an animal with a tail

Who is the target audience?

  • Beginner to Intermediate animators already familiar with basic animation

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Section 1: Creature Animation with Maya

Source files for this course can be download with this link!

Rig Overview
Scene Overview
Blocking 01
Blocking 02
Blocking 03
Polish 01
Polish 02
Polish 03

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