Rock Out with Character Animation!

Jake Bartlett, Motion Designer

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19 Lessons (1h 46m)
    • 1. Rock Out!

      0:47
    • 2. Class Project

      0:34
    • 3. Character Design for Animation

      22:13
    • 4. Rigging pt. 1

      2:40
    • 5. Rigging pt 2

      2:46
    • 6. Rigging pt. 3

      2:39
    • 7. Rigging pt. 4

      7:56
    • 8. Character Animation pt. 1

      10:15
    • 9. Character Animation pt. 2

      9:34
    • 10. Character Animation pt. 3

      8:18
    • 11. Character Animation pt. 4

      5:49
    • 12. Character Animation pt. 5

      3:25
    • 13. Character Animation pt. 6

      2:23
    • 14. Character Animation pt. 7

      4:05
    • 15. Character Animation pt. 8

      5:00
    • 16. Shading pt. 1

      5:41
    • 17. Shading pt. 2

      6:33
    • 18. Exporting a GIF

      4:55
    • 19. Thank You!

      0:35
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Project Description

Animate Your Favorite Musician

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For the class project you'll pick your favorite musician, design them and their instrument, animate them into a loop, and export the animation as a GIF. You can easily complete this class project by following these simple steps:

  1. Pick your favorite musician and post your choice to the project page
  2. Post your character design to the project page
  3. Post your final looping GIF to the project page

If you have any questions about any part of the process, feel free to ask them on the Ask Me Anything discussion on the Community page.

Annual Premium Membership Contest

I'm giving away an Annual Premium Membership to Skillshare to one winner for this class. All you have to do to be eligible is submit a completed project by February 29th at midnight pacific time. I'll pick my favorite student project and announce the winner the next day. Good luck!

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