Body Mechanics and Animation in Maya: Pulling Objects

Easily learn proper body mechanics for creating believable animations with over 5 hours of project-based training developed specifically for character animation and body mechanics. Software required: Maya 7 (required for project files).
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Nov 21, 2006
Duration
5h 32m
Table of contents
Introduction and Project Overview
Body Mechanics and Animation in Maya: Pulling Objects
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Nov 21, 2006
Duration
5h 32m
Description

Easily learn proper body mechanics for creating believable animations with over 5 hours of project-based training developed specifically for character animation and body mechanics. Perfect for intermediate artists. Popular highlights include: Body Mechanics Overview of Pulling Objects; Driving Force Through Upper-body Animation; Compensating Body Motion for Mass of Objects; Animating Believable Weight and Tension; Utilizing Storyboards for Pre-vis; Backwards Locomotion; Adjusting Performance Through Timing & Spacing; Roughing-in Animation Through Blocking; Adding Follow-through, Arcs, and Overlapping; Exaggerating Poses for Dynamic Movement; Adjusting Keyframes in Graph Editor; Understanding Weighted Tangency & Free Tangent Weights; Optimizing Workflow with Character Sets. Software required: Maya 7 (required for project files).

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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