Animate like a BOSS: Walk Cycles

Andrew Tan, 3D Animator

Play Speed
  • 0.5x
  • 1x (Normal)
  • 1.25x
  • 1.5x
  • 2x
12 Lessons (1h)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:51
    • 2. 12 Principles of Animation

      0:31
    • 3. 3D vs 2D

      2:50
    • 4. Recommended Video Players

      0:26
    • 5. Assignment

      0:36
    • 6. 1. Planning - Knowing what you want

      2:57
    • 7. Software Settings

      1:20
    • 8. 2. Blocking - Adding in Keyposes

      17:48
    • 9. 3. Blocking Plus - Adding Breakdowns

      10:09
    • 10. 4. Polishing - Adding fine details

      19:38
    • 11. Uploading for sharing/ review

      0:59
    • 12. Conclusion + Mental Game

      2:45

Project Description

Assignment :

You will create a walk cycle that willl loop infinitely

  • use any free rigs you may find on the web
  • playback is 24 fps (frames per second)
  • 24 frame range (1 second)
  • upload your animation to SyncSketch that way everyone can view it, and I may give you some feedback on your work, drawing right over it!
  • if you are doing it in 3D, it should have perspective view of your animation. (Optional - have multiple views of you animation, eg Front, Side, Perspective)
  • for 2D - just a side view (optional: to do a front or perspective view as well)

Project Deliverables :

  1. an MOV file of your animation in the Blocking Plus stage
  2. an MOV file of your animation in the Polishing stage

Presentation Slides here 

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