Each workshop below is 11 weeks in duration. Please visit the apply page for the cost break down of each 11 week workshop.
Creature WS1 - Quadruped locomotion
This introduction to the creature animation program will mainly focus on quadruped locomotion. Different workflow will be presented during this 11 weeks workshop and practice with various assignment. The goal is to make sure by the end of it you are comfortable to animate animal locomotion that is realistic and believable. Read Workshop breakdown | APPLY
Creature WS2 - Animal Behavior
Now that you've learned the fundamentals of quadruped locomotion in Workshop 1, it's time to focus on animal behaviours. The goal of this workshop is to craft believable and entertaining animal performances and make your showreel stand out. Pre-Requisite: Creature WS1 | Read Workshop breakdown | APPLY
Creature WS3 - Fantasy Creature
This workshop will focus on flight animation and fantasy creature animation. How to craft believable and entertaining creature and animal performance. Two experienced instructors will join forces for this special workshop, which also provides 20+ hours of exclusive recorded lectures from more the 12 different creature animation expert. Pre-Requisite: Creature WS2 | Read Workshop breakdown | APPLY
Creature WS4 - Creature performance and integration
The goal in this third workshop is to develop creature performance skills. One of the goals of great creature animation is to be able to create creatures that display a unique personality through body movement. This course will develop two distinctly different personality types and have them interact in a dynamic fashion. This course will also introduce the use of live action BG plates as well as #D matchmoving.
Pre-Requisite: Creature WS3 | Read Workshop breakdown | APPLY