Introduction to Animation in Maya 2008

Learn the essentials of animation and creative methods for using Maya's animation tools. Software required: Maya 8 and up (Maya 2008 required to open project files).
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
January 10, 2008
Duration
5h 31m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
January 10, 2008
Duration
5h 31m
Description

Learn the essentials of animation and creative methods for using Maya's animation tools. Contains over 5 hours of project-based training for aspiring animators and experienced artists seeking a refresher. Popular highlights include: Overview of Animation Tools; Manipulating Animation in Graph Editor; Ghosting Animation; Exploring Various Cycle Options; Editing Keys; Modifying Tangent Handles; Set Driven Keys; Creating Turn Tables; Outputting Animation for Preview; Copying and Pasting Key frames; Animation Curve Node; Dope Sheet; Motion Paths; Seamlessly Cycling Animation; Holding Current Keys; Insert Keys Tool; Breaking Tangents for Weight; Optimizing Key Frame Data; Animating with Constraints; Overview of Trax Editor; Fine-tuning Function Curves; Baking Animation Data; Simplifying Function Curves; Breakdown Keys; Buffer Function Curves. Software required: Maya 8 and up (Maya 2008 required to open project files).

About the author
About the author

Delano works avidly as an animation author at Pluralsight. Starting his career at animation studios like Shilo, Delano has developed a strong passion for his talents. His animation and rigging background help him teach and create some of the most-watched training on Pluralsight.

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