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Spring 2019: 3D Animation Workshops / Character Movement
TERM DATES: Mar 31, 2019 - Jun 15, 2019
LEVEL: Beginner 
COURSE PREREQUISITES: Animating Characters, Basic 3D Animation, Introduction to 3D Animation, Introduction to Maya
8. Character Movement
$600
The principles of animation applied to character motion and locomotion.

Students use a simple character in separate exercises to learn the concepts required for motion and locomotion, including balance, weight, center of gravity, posing, hand posing, shape reversals, anticipation, motivated action, secondary action reaction, silhouette, caricatured motion, twinning, asymmetry, and staging. Technical concepts such as gimbal lock, rotation order, euler filter, constraints, breakdowns, avoiding counter-animation, Tween Machine are covered.
1-3 Run Cycle

4-10 Interacting with Heavy Object

11 Finalizing and Submitting Assignments
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