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Animating a Walking Quadruped in Toon Boom Harmony Premium

by Kurt Jones

In this Toon Boom Harmony Premium tutorial, we'll learn how to animate a walking quadruped. Software required: Toon Boom Harmony Premium 12.1.

What you'll learn

In this Toon Boom Harmony Premium tutorial, we'll learn how to animate a walking quadruped. We'll learn how to create all the poses needed to animate a walk for any type of quadruped. We'll begin by providing an overview of the cutout horse rig we'll be using to create these poses. From here, we'll spend several lessons creating the key poses for the horse followed by copying and pasting keyframes to create the remaining poses needed to complete the walk. Following this, we'll spend some time editing some in-between poses and animating the tale and mane. We'll conclude by seeing how we can cycle and translate the horse through a scene over time. By the end of this Toon Boom Harmony Premium training, you'll have a better understanding of how to animate any type of quadruped. Software required: Toon Boom Harmony Premium 12.1.

About the author

Kurt is a design tutor at Pluralsight. Ever since he could hold a crayon, Kurt has been in love with drawing. Apart from his dedication to training artists at Pluralsight, Kurt has an extensive background in illustration. He has previously worked for a book publisher, as well as Rhythm and Hues Studios. It was through his extensive industry background that Kurt learned the way of the Wacom, and that the Pen tool is truly mightier than the sword. Along with creating beautiful 2D illustrations,... more

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