Character Animation Toolkit

This course is essential for learning character animation with Blender. You will get overviews of body animation, facial animation, lip syncing, a complete workflow for animating your character scenes in Blender, as well as insight into 2 different animators' workflows.
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Learn Advanced Character Animation in Blender with Beorn Leonard and Nathan Vegdahl

In this Blender training series you will learn body animation, facial animation, lip syncing, and a complete workflow for animating your character scenes in Blender using our Cookie Flex Rig. You will be walked through the complete process of animating two scenes, from storyboarding to layout to blocking to polishing the animation. One scene will be taught by Beorn, and one scene by Nathan. You will also learn the ins and outs of the Cookie Flex Rig, how to quickly generate many character variations, and how to bring the rig into your scenes. Along with this you will learn about each of the different animation editors, working with pose libraries, keying and auto-keying in depth.