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Walk Cycles – Getting Started

Introduction and Preview of Animating a Walk Cycle: http://www.animationalchemy.com/preview_wlk.html Introduction to IK: Inverse Kinematics: ftp://ftp.newtek.com/multimedia/movies/w3dw/IK.mov Basic Walk Cycle using a robot: ftp://ftp.newtek.com/multimedia/movies/w3dw/Walk.mov Introduction to the RIG format: ftp://ftp.newtek.com/multimedia/movies/w3dw/RIG.mov Inverse Kinematics (IK): Motion is inherited UP the hierarchy, from the extremities … Continue reading

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Newtek Magazine and YouTube Channel

Newtek Magazine – PDF ->13.8 MB file. http://www.youtube.com/user/NewTekInc

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Blender Project: Sintel and Blender 2.55

Watch the Trailer -> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOfdboHvshg Documentary on the project/short animated animated movie Sintel using the open source 3D program Blender. http://www.sintel.org/ Install Blender 2.49b – Supports Import and Export of Lightwave models and other various data formats. Requires use of … Continue reading

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Character Animation Principles

Author and renown animator Richard Williams shares his knowledge with a new generation of animators. He is best known for his Academy Award work on the movie Who Framed Roger Rabbit. VIDEO: Richard Williams talks about his updated book. Book … Continue reading

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Studio Jobs in 3D Movies – DreamWorks Animation SKG

DreamWorks Animation SKG | Production Crew Interviews of How to Train Your Dragon Director(s) Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders (LILO & STITCH) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahnd84UD0e4&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SleEU5JM77A&feature=related Head of Character Animation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6Yid-jnfeM&feature=related Crowds Supervisor http://www.youtube.com/user/DreamworksAnimation#p/u/24/X2LjPtu708A Supervising Animator http://www.youtube.com/user/DreamworksAnimation#p/u/23/EhlU3n9k128 Head of 3D Supervision – … Continue reading

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Shane Mahan – Award-winning VFX/Makeup Artist and Puppeteer

BIO – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shane_Mahan – Born and raised in Greenville, Michigan. One of the partners/owners of Legacy Effects. Mahan worked for Stan Winston Studios until the death of Stan Winston in 2008 when he and three other veterans of the company, … Continue reading

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Demo Reel that Showcases Rigging of Characters.

3d generalist demoreel 2009. Juan Diego Liza Escobar http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rs14rFZJ0Zo&feature=related

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