- Create Compelling Cartoon Animation Scenes.
- Learn To Get Believable Interaction Among Two Characters.
- Learn Body Mechanics, Shot Composition, Layering And Cinematography.
Feature Animation (Performance)
Week 1: Anatomy - Bipedal
Sketches on Anatomy study
Structural sketches of locomotion poses
Using reference/pose tests for a character using rigs
Week 2: Acting analysis
Natural performance to cartoon level (Full body acting, facial and lip-sync)
Analysis of acting choice to deliver the best output
WORKFLOW DEMO: layered approach, pose to pose approach, rough animation approach and final
Comparisons of variance in a different type of acting choice
Week 3: Assignment (Demo-reel) and job opportunities
Planning for performance shot for demo-reel, finalizing acting choice reference.
Rig selection, testing rig for shot length 10 seconds with or without dialogue.
Talking phases on scene shots and job opportunities.
Week 4: Blocking 1st pass
Feedback assessment like poses, arcs, silhouette, model shapes, facial, body mechanics and lip-sync.
Week 5: Blocking 2 pass, tips, tricks and tools
Useful tips, tricks and tools to make workflow fast
Addressing feedback improving shot
Week 6: Blocking
Blocking would continue in this week with expert feedbacks to improve the shot.
Week 7: Blocking
Blocking would further continue in this week with expert feedbacks to improve the shot.
Week 8: Rough Animation
Blocking advanced to rough animation in this week with expert feedbacks.
Week 9: Rough Animation
Rough Animation continues in this week towards the final animation.
Week 10: Animation
Fine-tuning the final animation in this week to make it more mature.
Week 11: Animation
Advancing the final animation work toward a polished demo reel.