Basic Principles of 3D Animation

A course by Hugo García , 3D Animator

3D Animator. Barcelona, Spain.
Joined June 2017

Learn to bring your ideas to life in a 3D environment

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (131)
  • 1945 students

Learn to bring your ideas to life in a 3D environment

A course by Hugo García

Hugo García -animador 3D with more than 15 years of experience in the field of cinema and advertising, who has participated in multi-award-winning films such as A monster comes to see me and Las brujas de Zugarramurdi - will teach you the keys and the essential principles to get you started in the world of 3D animation.

With it you will learn the 12 basic principles of traditional animation, which will serve as the basis to give life to your ideas and turn them into animation projects in a three-dimensional environment.

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What will you learn in this online course?

20 lessons & 25 downloads

The 12 basic principles II
14 minutes, 19 seconds
The 12 basic principles I.II
15 minutes, 42 seconds
The 12 basic principles II.I
20 minutes, 36 seconds
The 12 basic principles II.II
6 minutes, 16 seconds
The 12 basic principles III
21 minutes, 55 seconds
The 12 basic principles IV
10 minutes, 45 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (131)
  • 1945 students
  • 20 lessons (3h 58m)
  • 25 additional resources (22 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

You will animate an object in a platform scenario applying the basic principles of animation and the knowledge acquired during the course.

At the end of this course you will have learned the basic principles of animation and will be able to carry out your own projects in a three-dimensional environment.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course provides the fundamental basis to start in the world of 3D animation, therefore it is ideal for anyone who is interested in the world of 3D animation and does not know where to start.

Requirements and materials

Basic knowledge of any 3D software is necessary, although it is not essential to have previous knowledge of animation.

With regard to the materials, you will need a computer in which you must have installed a 3D software (Maya, Max or Cinema4D).


Reviews

1945 Students
131 Reviews
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Hugo García

A course by Hugo García

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3D Animator

Hugo García has been dedicated to the world of 3D animation for more than 15 years and during all this time, his observation skills have helped him to work the movement of his characters.

He has worked with studios such as Furia Digital, Circus and El Ranchito, with which he has done advertising projects for brands such as Coca-Cola, Nokia, Saturn or MTV, among others. In the film field he has worked in films such as Mortadelo and Filemón 2 , Camino , Las brujas de Zugarramurdi and A monster comes to see me .


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Review of the principles of animation

    • The 12 basic principles II
    • The 12 basic principles I.II
    • The 12 basic principles II.I
    • The 12 basic principles II.II
    • The 12 basic principles III
    • The 12 basic principles IV
  • U3

    Learn to analyze

    • Observation and references
    • Planning and thumbnails
    • Planning Action: Keys, Breakdowns and Inbetweens
  • U4

    We turn to the computer

    • Curves editor
    • Tips
  • U5

    We started cheering!

    • Exercise: moving ball
    • Animate ball bouncing and moving
    • Weight comparison I
    • Comparison of weights II
    • Animate with Squash & Strech
    • Animate ball with tail
    • Animate pendulum
  • FP

    Final project

    • Basic principles of 3D animation

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

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Basic Principles of 3D Animation. 3D, and Animation course by Hugo García

Basic Principles of 3D Animation

A course by Hugo García
3D Animator. Barcelona, Spain.
Joined June 2017
  • 100% positive reviews (131)
  • 1945 students