Professional Series: Animating Realistic Eyes in Maya

This high-level series of tutorials was designed to provide you with techniques and tips for convincingly animating eyes in Maya. Software required: Autodesk Maya 2012.
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
Oct 3, 2011
Duration
41m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
Oct 3, 2011
Duration
41m
Description

This high-level series of tutorials was designed to provide you with techniques and tips for convincingly animating eyes in Maya. In this series of tutorials, our objectives include understanding a character's emotions and thoughts through their eye patterns. We'll cover techniques and workflows for animating believable eye jitters and eye darts. We'll dissect various eye animations and discuss WHY they move a certain way. Overall, we'll learn how to animate the eyes and brows to feel organic and life-like. Software required: Autodesk Maya 2012.

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] Welcome to the professional Siri's for animating realistic Eyes in Mayan, an advanced learning guide for skilled artists brought to you by digital tutors and order this authorized publisher, My name's Delano and I've had the privilege of teaching Maya to thousands of artists and educators at top studios in universities for several years. And this specific high level course was designed to variety, with techniques and tips for animating eyes convincingly. Whether we're speaking with someone or focus on a character in a film, the eyes will be what holds our attention. For a majority of the time. It is in their four critical that the movements of our character's eyes are spot on in order for us to convince an audience that character exists. Thehe Jek Tibbs for this fast paced force include understanding a character's emotions and thoughts through their eye patterns will cover techniques and work flows for animating believable I jitters and I darts will dissect various I animations and discuss why they move a certain way overall, learn how to animate the eyes, eyebrows to feel organic in life like, which can be very challenging feet. Now, mind you, this is not a step by Step force, but rather a broader look into thes common challenges you may face when animating eyes. If you're new to Maya, the beginner's guide courses are perfect for getting one up to speed with how my works. We also have several intermediate project based courses that take you step by step through the entire process what that will begin.