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Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Trex Scene

To learn a bit of Arnold, I did a quick render of a Tyrannosaurus scene I demonstrate in my iAnimate Creature Workshop. I also added some sound effects from

This is a video of the class, edited down to some highlights but will hopefully still give you some insight into my approach and process for a scene like this.

Since the animation was pretty simple, I thought the shot would benefit from some extra creatures. I hoped these would add some interest and a greater sense of life to the final result. Here I've highlighted these animations - a flying pterosaur and some small scavenging dinosaurs based upon compsognathus.

Thursday, 4 June 2020

Intro to Creature Animation Course

I created a quick series of videos for iAnimate and thought it might be helpful to post them in order here -

Episode 1 = Intro
Episode 2 = Principles
Episode 3 = Anatomy
Episode 4 = Walk
Episode 5 = Trot
Episode 6 = Gallop
Episode 7 = Canter
Episode 8 = Polish

Thursday, 7 May 2020

Weight Theory

Creature Animation workshop 3 - Lecture: Scale from iAnimate on Vimeo.

Here is a little animation experiment I conducted as part of my iAnimate fantasy creature workshop to demonstrate how I think about adding scale and weight to characters and creatures.