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How To Approach Character Animation!

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Learn about the exact steps you should use when approaching character animation in Blender! While the previous posts teach you what is required in general when doing character animation, in this post I aim to show you the exact steps when going in and animating your character! I learned this technique from reading books and some online tutorials. The one …

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FREE Character Generator List for Blender!

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Ever wanted to go in and just animate a film without spending months to model, rig, texture, and shade a character. Thankfully, there are a number of different character generators you can use with Blender which come fully modeled, rigged, textured and ready to animate! Check out the Character Generator list below! Daz Genesis Daz Studio has been around for …

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Animating a Bouncing Ball in Blender

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Learn how to animate a bouncing ball in Blender in this beginner tutorial! Before we can go and do character animation, it’s important that we know a bit more about some of the animation controls in Blender as well as apply some of that 12 principles that we learnt earlier. In this tutorial, you will learn how to animate a …

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Blender Animation Tutorial for Beginners!

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If you’re completely new to animation in Blender, this blender animation tutorial will help you get started. Hopefully by the end of this tutorial, you will be able to go into Blender and animate something! Animating in Blender is actually surprisingly easy. If you want to make a box move from point A to another point B in 3 seconds, …

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5 Most Annoying Things About Character Animation!

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Almost every character animator has come across these issues before! This article will show you some of the most annoying things you may come across when doing character animation in Blender! Character animation is not necessarily difficult nowadays as the latest Blender builds make animation very simple. But it can be quite tedious at times. As a character animator, you …

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Workflow for Character Animation (Blender Animation Tutorial for Beginners!)

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In this Beginner Blender animation tutorial, learn the basic workflow needed to approach Character Animation! The process of Character Animation can seem so confusing at first! A lot of beginners tend to just fire up Blender, load in there character and then animate aimlessly away hoping that their final product will be epic. I used to do this as well …

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Pose To Pose Animation vs Straight Ahead Animation

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The 2 main techniques character animators use are Pose to Pose Animation and Straight Ahead animation. These 2 techniques have their own advantages and disadvantages. In this video, I’ll show what these techniques mean, their benefits and which one you should be using in your own animations whether it be for films/games/etc.   To basically summarise: Pose To Pose Animation …

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12 Principles of Character Animation!

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Welcome to the first video of the Character Animation Series! Hopefully by the end of this series you will have the skills to create your own character animations! Be it for film, games or even just for YouTube, this series will help you gain the essential skills without having to fork out thousands of dollars for animation courses. Of course if …