Animating Walk and Run Cycles

4 Lessons so far
Skill Level
All Skill Levels
14h 19m so far

James Douglas, the artist, animator, and YouTuber, popularly known as moderndayjames, will teach you how to animate characters with his expert advice in this course. Suitable for all skill levels, this course delivers in-depth lessons on how to animate your very own walk and run cycles. 

This course is for anyone who has ever wanted to try animating their own creations and requires no previous experience! 

Throughout this course you'll be given step-by-step instructions that will result in a fluid and smooth walk or run cycle.

What you will learn

1Three Animation Phases
You'll learn about the rough pass, where we establish loose poses and movement, the tiedown phase, where we figure out shapes and forms, and the cleanup phase, where we tie everything together with clean lines and color.
2Arcs and Spacing
Learn about the arcs arms form while walking and running, and how to increase or decrease the spacing of your frames to show speed within those arcs.
3Understanding Forms
You'll learn about walking and running positions and how to capture and represent the forms of the body in motion.

Premium Benefits

Exclusive Content
Only premium students get to watch the majority of instruction contained in this course. Little to no free content is provided.
Watch video demos with educational commentary from the instructor. Most of us are visual learners (we’re artists!), so reading about it or hearing it explained is not enough. We have to see it!
Includes content that the student can download to any personal device for offline viewing.
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