How to Animate a Trot (NEW Update!)



Watch as Aaron Blaise explains his approach to animating a trot. UPDATED FOR 2019!

Now includes source animation files and more.

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In this tutorial watch and learn as former supervising Disney animator/director Aaron Blaise takes you through the mechanics and some of the shortcuts to animating a trot. Animal animation has always been a specialty in Aaron’s 25+ year animating career.

Having been the supervising animator on such characters as Rajah the tiger from Disney’s “Aladdin” and Nala from Disney’s “The Lion King”.  He was also co-director of “Brother Bear”.

Subtitles & Closed Captions Currently Available for this Course:

  • English CC

About Aaron Blaise:

Aaron has nearly 30 years of professional art experience. He was hired by Walt Disney Feature Animation in 1989 and spent 21+ years helping create films such as: "The Lion King", "Pocahontas", "Mulan" and more. During his time at Disney, Aaron designed and animated numerous animal and human characters. In 2003 he was nominated for an Academy Award for co-directing the film "Brother Bear" You can follow Aaron and see more of his art on Instagram. You can also see videos of his work on YouTube or follow him on Facebook.
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1 review for How to Animate a Trot (NEW Update!)

  1. Anna Glinsmann (verified owner)

    After completing the four legged walk tutorial (2019 update) which was great, I was really looking forward to this one. however, the 2019 update for the trot is way too short, just glazing over the information and not a draw-along type of tutorial like the walk one. Aaron says it’s because the trot is “easier”, but for me, the trot isn’t any easier or harder than the walk, I need the same amount of detail in the tutorial please!
    So I went and got the old version of the tutorial, which luckily is just what I needed. I would loved to have a similar depth to the updated version. so -1 star for that ;)

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