Have you ever wanted to learn how to animate a dog walk cycle? This course will take you through all the fundamentals you need to know to accomplish the infamous challenge of animating a quadruped walk cycle.
Jonathan Symmonds, your instructor, will teach you all the tips and tricks you need to know. By the end of the course you will have your own walk cycle to show!
About this course
Learning how to animate a quadruped character, such as a dog or cat is no easy task for a young animator. Even senior animators get it wrong sometimes. The trick is to pay attention to the reference you are using. Look for negative shapes in the reference and never deviate. Photo-realistic animation of a quadruped is something each animator strives to achieve, join Jonathan Symmonds – a quadruped creature animation specialist as he takes you on a journey exploring all the essentials needed to achieve a realistic walk cycle animation in maya. By the end of the course you will have an in-depth knowledge of the locomotion and characteristics needed to pull off your own realistic walk cycle for your demo-reels!