on April 20, 2013
Have you ever wondered how those characters, sets, and props in your favorite films are created? As an animator, have you been afraid to venture out into the unknown territory of computer modeling. Then this class is for you! We'll be showing you beginner's techniques, how to's, and tips so that you can now learn to sculpt simple to moderately sophisticated objects in Maya. With this course, you'll learn how to make your own props, create a simple set, and remove the mystery of all of those tools and buttons in the polygonal model tool set. You can listen to an interview Jason Ryan had with Larry Whitaker (modeling instructor) during one of Jason's live weekly demos, as well as visit the Modling for Animators page: HERE
on April 15, 2013
on April 11, 2013
Are you wanting to join iAnimate, but new to animation and/or Maya? Well...our very own Head of Character Animation, Jason Ryan, has now designed an awesome 8 week series that is extremly affordable. He'll be going through everything he knows about Maya as it relates to animation. This webinar series will be live and take you from the very basics of animating in Maya, including navigating the interface, preferences, useful plugins, parenting, referencing, hot keys, graph editor, editing shelves and tons more. You can find out more about it by visiting the Series 3 page on his jasonryananimation.com site.
on April 11, 2013
"Let's talk about Games" is a series of short interviews produce by iAnimate Games with key players from the video game industry. In this video we talk with Lead Cinematic Animator at Naughty Dog Studio and iAnimate Games instructor, David Lam.
Check out the entire series: vimeo.com/album/1967625
on April 10, 2013
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In our 13th podcast episode, we get iAnimate's very own Head of Character animation, Jason Ryan as a guest, as well as long time animator and instructor Mike Walling. Both of these gentlemen are seasoned in animation as well as teaching. We get to talk about working with James Baxter, Chris Sanders, and their experience on DreamWorks recently released animated film Croods! Get ready for a an entertaining, and wealth of animation knowledge in this podcast interview.
Interviewees' resources: Jason's tutorial site | Mike's tutorials
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