Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Squash and Stretch
by Delano Athias
In this collection of lessons, we will learn about the animation principle of squash and stretch. Software required: Maya 2011 and higher.
What you'll learn
In this collection of lessons, we will learn about the animation principle of squash and stretch. This course will delve in the animation principle of squash and stretch in Maya. The goal of this course is to provide you with a deeper understanding of what squash and stretch is all about. We'll cover everything from learning a technique for automating squash and stretch that computes fast, to exploring ways it can be used to add more flexibility to characters. Software required: Maya 2011 and higher.
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.
A few of his favorite projects that he has contributed to include: Character Interaction in Maya and in Softimage, Rigging the Human Face in Maya, Rigging Sea Creatures in Maya, and Rigging and Animating Transforming... more Vehicles. Delano has stacked the Pluralsight training library with knowledge earned from his passionate devotion to the art of animation. He draws his inspiration from films and other forms of art that pack an emotional punch to the audience. Whether you're trying to create subtle facial animations for your demo reel or launch a mad scientist from a catapult in a feature film, Delano's got your back.