Animating a Run | John Pomeroy | Skillshare
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3 Videos (34m)
    • Introduction

    • Lesson 1 & Assignment

    • Lesson 2


About This Class

Once you know how to Animate a Walk sequence, the next step is to learn how to animate a run. While similar to a walk, animating a run has it’s own challenges. John Pomeroy takes you through the steps to animate a run in this online course.

John Pomeroy, animator and directing animator, has animated, supervised or directed many beloved characters including Winnie-the-Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit & Christopher Robin in “Winnie-the-Pooh & Tigger Too”, Feivel in “An American Tail”, Littlefoot in “The Land Before Time”, “The Firebird” in “Fantasia 2000″ and many others.

John begins the lessons by talking about animation principles, references and shows a sequence he had done for the video game Space Ace. In the first lesson, he demonstrates creating a run sequence and describes the assignment. In the final lesson, John shows the results of his run sequence and how different timing impacts.

It is highly recommended that you complete Animate a Walk before beginning Animate a Run.





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John Pomeroy

Animator & Directing Animator

John Pomeroy, animator and directing animator, started work at The Walt Disney Company in 1973 as a background artist, and became a full animator in 1974 to work on Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too. While working at Disney, he met fellow animators Don Bluth and Gary Goldman, and began working with them on an independent short film project, Banjo the Woodpile Cat.

In 1979 John Pomeroy, Bluth, Goldman and several other Disney animators left the studio to form the independent studio Don Blu...

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