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What's included

This Masterclass is a combination of Lectures and Workflow Demos showing the whole process from planning to polishing a Cartoon Body Mechanics Shot in Autodesk Maya.

  • 20+ Hours of detailed Animation Workflow

  • $10 off animBot

  • Unlimited access to this class

  • Unlimited access to Harry character RIG

  • Support files

  • Access to class community groups

  • No Hidden Secrets: Lectures explaining my Blocking, Breakdown, Spline Animation Workflow

Recommended Level

  • Intermediate / Advanced

    It's strongly recommended a good knowledge of Autodesk Maya and a basic understanding of animation principles before starting this course.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    1 - Welcome to The Cartoon Mechanics Masterclass!

  • 2

    2 - Technical Planning

    • 2.1 - Maya Viewport - Video Reference Editing

    • 2.2 - Parent Constraints

    • 2.3 - Gimbal Rotation Order

  • 3

    3 - Shot Planning

    • 3.1 - Story beats

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    • 3.2 - Video Reference

    • 3.3 - Draw Overs

    • 3.4 - Timing & Staging Pass

    • 3.5 - Planning timing and staging with the Proxy Rig - Part 1

    • 3.6 - Shot Demo - Proxy rig Workflow - Part 2

  • 4

    4 - Blocking: (Lectures)

    • 4.1 - Pose Appeal Lecture

    • 4.2 - How to use video reference on a stylized shot

  • 5

    5 - Blocking: (Shot Demo)

    • 5.1 - Before Blocking: Analyzing Reference

    • 5.2 - Blocking 1st Pass - Shot Demo

    • 5.3 - Blocking 2nd Pass - Shot Demo

  • 6

    6 - Breakdown: (Lectures)

    • 6.1 - Breakdowns

    • 6.2 - Anticipation & Overshoot

    • 6.3 - Spacing

    • 6.4 - Overlapping Action

    • 6. 5 - How to Breakdown - Workflow - Basics

    • 6. 6 - How to Breakdown - Workflow - Full Body

  • 7

    7 - Breakdown: (Shot Demo)

    • 7.1 - Breakdown - Shot Demo - Part 1

    • 7.2 - Breakdown - Shot Demo - Part 2

    • 7.3 - Breakdown - Shot Demo - Part 3

    • 7.4 - Breakdown - Shot Demo - Part 4

    • 7.5 - Breakdown - Shot Demo - Part 5

    • 7.6 - Breakdown - Shot Demo - Part 6

    • 7.7 - Breakdown - Shot Demo - Part 7

    • 7.8 - Breakdown - Shot Demo - Part 8

    • 7.9 - Breakdown - Shot Demo - Part 9

    • 7.10 - Breakdown - Shot Demo - Part 10

    • 7.11 - Breakdown - Shot Demo - Part 11

    • 7.12 - Breakdown - Shot Demo - Part 12

  • 8

    8 - The Face: (Lectures)

    • 8.1 - Eye Blinks

    • 8.2 - Eye Darts

    • 8.3 - Face Appeal

  • 9

    9 - Splinning: (Lectures)

  • 10

    10 - Splinning: (Shot Demo)

    • 10.1 - Splinning - Shot Demo - Part 1

    • 10.2 - Splinning - Shot Demo - Part 2

    • 10.3 - Splinning - Shot Demo - Part 3

    • 10.4 - Splinning - Shot Demo - Part 4

    • 10.5 - Splinning - Shot Demo - Part 5

    • 10.6 - Splinning - Shot Demo - Part 6

    • 10.7 - Splinning - Shot Demo - Part 7

    • 10.8 - Splinning - Shot Demo - Part 8

    • 10.9 - Splinning - Shot Demo - Part 9

    • 10.10 - Splinning - Shot Demo - Part 10

  • 11

    11 - Polishing: (Shot Demo)

    • 11.1 - Polishing - Shot Demo - Part 1

    • 11.2 - Polishing - Shot Demo - Part 2

    • 11.3 - Polishing - Shot Demo - Part 3

    • 11.4 - Polishing - Shot Demo - Part 4

    • 11.5 - Polishing - Shot Demo - Part 5

    • 11.6 - Polishing - Shot Demo - Part 6

    • 11.7 - Polishing - Shot Demo - Part 7

    • 11.8 - Polishing - Shot Demo - Part 8

    • 11.09 - Polishing - Shot Demo - Part 9

    • 11.10 - Polishing - Shot Demo - Part 10

    • 11.11 - Polishing - Shot Demo - Part 11

    • 11.12 - Polishing - Shot Demo - Part 12

    • 11.13 - Polishing - Shot Demo - Part 13

    • 11.14 - Polishing - Shot Demo - Part 14

    • 11.15 - Polishing - Shot Demo - Part 15

    • 11.16 - FINAL VERSION AND CONCLUSION!!!

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