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Complete Animation Course

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In this comprehensive and complete course, master animator Aaron Blaise (“The Lion King”, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Mulan”) takes you through the key principles of animation.

“I was trained by Aaron Blaise. Aaron is Awesome!”

– Byron Howard (Director: “Zootopia”, “Tangled”, “Bolt”)

This course includes the “Fundamentals of Animation” as originally pioneered by the original “9 Old Men” who worked directly under Walt Disney. It ALSO includes Aaron's “Animated Scene Approach” where he will guide you through his process to completely animating a scene.

Plus, as a BONUS for purchasing the complete course you will also get additional videos, PDF print outs, original drawings, and even his TV Paint Source Files so that you can break them down and learn as if you were sitting right beside him. This course includes over 20 HD Video Tutorials. Whether you are a traditional animator or work in computer animation this course is for you! We know you'll learn something new!

Course Includes the Following:

Fundamentals of Animation Course

In this comprehensive course, master animator Aaron Blaise ("The Lion King", "Brother Bear", "Mulan") takes you through the key principles of animation. This course covers the "12 Principles of Animation" as originally pioneered by the original "9 Old Men" who worked directly under Walt Disney.  This course includes 13 HD Video Tutorials covering:
  • Squash & Stretch
  • Timing
  • Solid Drawing
  • Anticipation
  • Follow Through + Overlapping Action
  • Arcs
  • "Slow Ins" & "Slow Outs"
  • Straight Ahead Animation
  • Pose to Pose Animation
  • Secondary Action
  • Staging
  • Exaggeration
  • Appeal
  • PLUS A full lesson on Biped (Two Legged) Walk cycle animation
  • PLUS A full tutorial on Bipedal Run animation

Whether you are a traditional animator or work in computer animation this course is for you! We know you'll learn something new!

"I was trained by Aaron Blaise. Aaron is Awesome!"

- Byron Howard (Director: "Zootopia", "Tangled", "Bolt")

Animation "Scene Approach" Course

In this comprehensive course,  animator and director  Aaron Blaise ("The Lion King", "Aladdin", "Beauty and the Beast") takes you through his approach to animating a scene.  Watch as Aaron creates new original animation right in front of you and explains his process for tackling an animated scene. You'll get 6 HD Tutorial Videos and learn from his insights on:
  • Scene Approach
  • Thumbnailing & Sketching
  • Character Design
  • Pose Tests
  • Animating Dialogue
  • Mouth Shapes
  • How the "Fundamentals of Animation" apply to an actual scene
  • Breakdowns, In-betweens and Arcs
  • A Complete Animation Demonstration

This is a truly unique and original opportunity to learn from a great animator as he teaches you the techniques that were directly passed to him by master Disney animators. We hope you enjoy it. Whether you are a traditional animator or work in CGI we know you'll learn something new!

"I was trained by Aaron Blaise. Aaron is Awesome!"

- Byron Howard (Director: "Zootopia", "Tangled", "Bolt")

Bonus & Supplemental Lessons

As a BONUS for purchasing the Complete Animation Course we have included a variety of bonus and supplemental files. ENJOY!

List of Bonus Files:

  • Baseball Pitch Animation VIDEO
  • Baseball Throw “Physics of Animation” PDF Handout
  • Bear Expression Drawings
  • Bear Animation JPEGS (For you to print out and “flip” if you wish to)
  • Bouncing Ball JPEGS
  • Mouth Shapes Jpegs - Breaking down several key sound/mouth shapes to help you
  • Squash and Stretch PDF Handout
  • Animation "Glossary" & FAQ Access
  • TV Paint Source Files:
    • Bounching Ball
    • Character Squash and Stretch
    • “Breakdowns, In-betweens and Arcs” Demo
    • Bear Animation - Fully In-betweened
    • Baseball Throw/Pitch

NOTE: This bonus material is NOT available for individual purchase and may only be acquired with the "COMPLETE ANIMATION COURSE" 

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Description

In this comprehensive and complete course, master animator Aaron Blaise (“The Lion King”, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Mulan”) takes you through the key principles of animation as well as his proven approach to animating a complete scene.

NOTE: For your convenience this course is broken up into individual files that you may download. Some are larger than others so please be patient as the total course is nearly 7 Gigs of data.


Subtitles & Closed Captions Currently Available for this Course:

  • English CC
  • Spanish (Español)

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