Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Anticipation

In this collection of lessons we will learn about the animation principle of anticipation. Software required: Maya 2011 and higher.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 31, 2010
Duration
29m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 31, 2010
Duration
29m
Description

In this collection of lessons we will learn about the animation principle of anticipation. This course will delve in the animation principle of anticipation in Maya. Without anticipation, a viewer can totally miss what we are trying to communicate through our characters. So in this course, we cover a few examples of when and how to add this essential component, and by the end, you'll be more knowledgeable of anticipation, which will improve your ability as an animator as you use this principle to make sure all actions are clearly conveyed. Software required: Maya 2011 and higher.

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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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
[Autogenerated] Delano and out your instructor. As we venture into understanding the animation principle of anticipation in Maya as a follow up to our 12 principle, of course we decided to go a little deeper and create more focus courses on how each of the principles can be implemented. And it's vital that we grasp each principal if we are to improve our skill. Set aside animators and that's exactly what these courses are designed to do without anticipation of you were can totally miss what we're trying to convey to them. So when this course will cover a few examples of when and how toe add, this is by the end of this course, will be more knowledgeable of anticipation, which will in turn improve your ability as an animator as you use this principle to make sure all actions are clearly communicated to the audience. But enough said, let's go ahead and get started