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Spring 2019: 3D Animation Workshops / Body Acting
TERM DATES: Mar 31, 2019 - Jun 15, 2019
LEVEL: Intermediate 
COURSE PREREQUISITES: Animating Characters, Basic 3D Animation, Body Mechanics, Character Movement, Introduction to 3D Animation, Introduction to Maya
5. Body Acting
$600
Body kinematics are explored in the context of acting. Students learn rhythm, solidity, beats/phrasing, appeal, personality, structure, solid and malleable parts, simplicity of form, straights and curves, texture in timing, moving holds, and pantomime.

Multiple shot assignments focus on hookups, screen space, and cameras, knowing shot context and importance. Students begin to use the more advanced character rigs during this term.
1 Pantomime Body Acting – Concept and Story

2 Planning (Video Reference and Thumbnailing)

3-6 Blocking

7-11 Spline and Polish
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