Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Arcs

In this collection of lessons, we will learn about the animation principle of arcs. Software required: Maya 2011 and higher.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 1, 2010
Duration
17m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 1, 2010
Duration
17m
Description

In this collection of lessons, we will learn about the animation principle of arcs. This course will venture into the animation principle of arcs in Maya. What are arcs? Why is this subject so vital in animation? These are but a few questions we'll answer as we learn techniques that will assist us in checking for and fixing arcs in our animations. By the end of this course, you'll know how to improve your arcs, which will help you become a stronger animator, as you use this principle to add an extra level of realism to your character's movements. 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] Hi, I am Delano and I'll be your instructor. As we've entrance to understanding the animation principal off Arcs and Maya as a follow up to our 12 principles course, we decided to a little deeper and create more focused courses on how each of the principles can be implemented. It's vital that we grasp each of them if we are to improve our skill set as animators, and that's exactly where these courses are designed to do. What are arcs in? Why's the subject so vital in animation? These about a few questions will answer as we learn techniques that will assist us in checking for and fixing arcs in our animations. By the end of this course, you know how to improve your arks, which will help you become a stronger animator as you use this principle, who had an extra level of realism that the audience will enjoy. But enough said, let's go ahead and get started