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We have some very exciting news today… We are announcing a brand new training series on the Fundamentals of Animation by Beorn Leonard!
Animation Fundamentals in Blender By Beorn Leonard
This new training series covers all the fundamentals of Character Animation in Blender. Some highlights include fundamental exercises, timing and spacing, working with overlapping motion, animating walk and run cycles for film or games, understanding IK and FK, using the Grease Pencil for animation sketches, and much, much more! You can view the complete chapter breakdown HERE
This series makes use of a pre-built character named Clive that many of you may already be familiar with! We asked for name suggestions on our Facebook page a while back, we liked Rhui Trickster’s suggestion and so named him Clive
Beorn gives you a complete look at what he covers throughout the series in the video below; warning, it’s full of awesome! You can find complete details on what is covered, and view some sample training and animations from the series by visiting the full training page HERE
Who is Beorn?
Beorn is a very proficient Blender user best known for his work on Sintel, on which he did a large amount of character and creature animation. He also just recently finished working as part of the animation team on Happy Feet 2
The series is available for pre-order today! If you pre-order between now and January 20th you receive it at 42% off the final price, we will also throw in a free upgrade to the DVD-R copy (you pay shipping) and we will give you an additional 50% off any Citizen membership! You can pre-order now by clicking the button below.