Join David Andrade for an in-depth discussion in this video Overview of animation, part of Blender 2.91 Essential Training.
- [Instructor] Animation is a process of bringing life … to your 3D objects. … What was once the static object can now come alive … through the principles of animation. … These principles have been used by generations … and were handed down to us by the great Disney masters, … Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston in their seminal book, … "The Illusion of Life." … If you've never read it … I highly recommend you take a look at it. … It's an incredible read … that gives you both a glimpse … into the history of Disney animation … and into the fundamental way that animation works. … Studying both real life and other animation … will aid you in the process of becoming a great animator. … Over the course of this chapter … we're going to break down animation into three major steps. … First, we're going to begin rigging our character … so that we can move it around through space. … We'll explore bones, weight painting and shape keys. … Then we're going to look at how to set our first key frames … and what some of the common animation tools …
Skill Level Beginner
1. Learn Blender in Under an Hour
2. Modeling and Sculpting
3. Textures and Shading
4. Create Animations
5. Particles, Forces, and Fire
6. Putting It All Together
7. Advanced Techniques
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