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Body Language in Character Animation

Improve your character animation with irresistible body language
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 55m
Language: English
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Take your character Animation to the Next Level in 30 days

Interested in taking your character animation to the next level?
NO? Stop reading this.
YES? Continue…
How cool would it be to learn how to Express Emotions with your characters by learning the different gestures in the next 30 days?
In this Step-by-Step course Sydney walks you through how to go from knowing nothing about body language, to becoming an expert in expressing emotions in your character animation.
“I’m a busy person, how much time a day do I need available?”
This course was designed for busy people. 
Maybe you are learning animation in your spare time, or maybe you are a busy animator with a lot of projects at hand.
Well, we are happy to announce that
You can learn Body Language by spending 5 mins a day.
And of course, if you have time, you can learn all the secrets from the first day by watching all the lessons the same day.
Learn at your own pace.
“Who is this course for?”
If you are convinced that Knowing about Body Language is not important in animation, then this course is
If you think that knowing about the different Bogy Gestures improve character animation, then this course is
“What will I get from this course?”
You will know how to express emotions in character animation
You will be able to show charisma and personality from any pose
You will know how to have the audience interested, before your character says a word.
“What will I learn in those 30 days?”
Getting Started
Day 1 – Introduction to Body Language
Day 2 – Language and Communication
Day 3 – Words, Voice and Body
Day 4 – Body Language in depth
Day 5 – Review of chapter 1
Day 6 – Quiz to reinforce concepts learned
Animation Principles
Day 7 – Staging and Body Language
Day 8 – Exaggeration and Body Language
Day 9 – Appeal and Body Language
Day 10 – Review of chapter 2
Day 11 – Quiz to reinforce concepts learned
Unconscious behaviour
Day 12 – The Limbic System in Cartoon Characters
Day 13 – Get Into vs Get Away
Day 14 – Relaxed vs Annoyed
Day 15 – Review of all the concepts from section 3
Day 16 – Exam to reinforce the concepts learned on section 3
Body Language Gestures
Day 17 – Facial Gestures
Day 18 – Head Gestures
Day 19 – Hand Gestures
Day 20 – Arm Gestures
Day 21 – Shoulder Gestures
Day 22 – Torso, Chest and Hip Gestures
Day 23 – Leg Gestures
Day 24 – Feet Gestures
Day 25 – Review of all the concepts from section 4
Day 26 – Exam to reinforce the concepts learned on section 4
Body Language Final Challenge
Day 27 – Observational Challenge
On the last day, you will need to invest around 15 to 20 mins to complete the challenge. 
So if you are a busy person, please consider this time frame.
Are you ready to learn how to express the feelings of your characters?
Enroll today.

You will learn

✓ You will understand the different gestures fron cartoong characters and their emotions
✓ You will start developing intuition for better poses in your characters
✓ You will know how to express emotion in character animation.


• No previous knowledge is required

This course is for

• Anyone who considers body language as an important element in animation.
• This course is not for dogs.
Animation Courses for Beginners
With a background of 10 years in the film industry at Autumn Leave Films, and with over 30 short films produced to this date, we are a group of animators who love to share everything we know about animation, from pre-production, animation, to post production. Our aim is to equip future animators with all the necessary techniques and tips to help them do better projects. Our courses will help beginners along with intermediate users.We have helped more than 54,000+ students to discover techniques and all the knowledge they need to start animating their projects.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 55m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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