Science of Character Animation by Markus Magnusson
Learn how to create lively and charismatic characters from scratch and direct funny animation scenes on your own. In this course, Markus Magnusson will share his unique approach to character design.
What is this course about?
Get as much life as possible out of your 2d characters with this all-encompassing course taking you into the fascinating world of Character Animation. Markus will cover tonnes of classical animation and character design principles. He will also share his unique techniques gained throughout his long experience of a professional animator and motion graphics designer.
What will I learn in Science of Character Animation?
Blocking Out a Character (Adobe Illustrator)
Work on character animation starts with a character. For this reason, Markus will pay great attention to how really charismatic characters are created.
You will have a quick overview of Adobe Illustrator tools and then learn about blocking out a character, proportions, exaggerations and etc.
Adding Details (Adobe Illustrator)
We will continue talking about character design and pay more attention to such things as hands & feet, face and hair and will finish with adding details and outlines and, of course, we will show you effective ways of working with color