Animating Creatures in Maya: Insects

Learn an artist-friendly workflow to creature animation in Maya. Software required: Maya 8.5 and up.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
July 25, 2008
Duration
4h 47m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
July 25, 2008
Duration
4h 47m
Description

Learn an artist-friendly workflow to creature animation in Maya. Contains over 4 hours of project-based training for character animators learning new methods of animating multi-limbed creatures. Popular highlights include: Animating Hexapedal Creatures; Tips for Animating Insect Legs; Adding Energy for Appealing Movement; Using Pose to Pose and Straight Ahead to Block in Animation; Convincingly Animating Antennas; Follow-through; Overlapping; Weight; Anticipation; Establishing Timing for an Attacking Creature; Fine-tuning Motion With the Graph Editor; Adding In-betweens to Control Spacing; Animating in Sections for a Faster Workflow; MEL Scripting for Animation. Software required: Maya 8.5 and up.

About the author
About the author

Delano works avidly as an animation author at Pluralsight. Starting his career at animation studios like Shilo, Delano has developed a strong passion for his talents. His animation and rigging background help him teach and create some of the most-watched training on Pluralsight.

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