Animation Preferences in Maya

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  • Mentor: Jonathan Symmonds
  • Skill level: Beginner
  • Course time: 40 minutes
  • Software: Maya
  • Project files: Included
  • Course Cost: FREE
Course overview
Learning animation in Maya is daunting. Why make it more complicated by not setting yourselves up properly before you begin animating? Join Jonathan Symmonds in his free lesson about how he works in Maya. Learn some cool custom scripts and his workflow setup that he has fine tuned from his 20 years of experience. This information is a must have for any young aspiring animator.

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Animation Preferences in Maya

About this course

You will learn how to set up your maya scene to be ready for any animated sequence or shot you might be given. These basic tricks and skills to have are now more or less standard in the industry today. With this knowledge you can go forth and conquer your animation tasks with confidence. Everyone has to start at the beginning, so why not learn from one of the most experienced animators today!

Course Information

  • Course Duration: 40 minutes
  • This course can be taken at any time
  • Category: Animation
  • FREE
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Software required: Autodesk Maya 2019+
  • Instructor: Jonathan Symmonds

What will I learn?

  • Learn how to script some hotkeys
  • Learn secrets to working with the maya interface
  • Learn how to animate using a simple workflow
  • Better your understanding of the UI
  • Better your skills in general
  • No prerequisites required
  • Gain insider knowledge to Maya and it's functions
  • Gain export knowledge from your instructor for free!
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Course Lessons

  • Age: 37
  • Speciality: Animation
  • Experience: 20+ years
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Meet your instructor

Jonathan Symmonds

Jonathan Symmonds has worked for over 18 years as a senior animator having worked on titles such as James Cameron's "Avatar," "Prince of Persia," "Dark Tide," "Knerten," "Trollhunter," to name but a few. He is more famously recognized as the 'Lead Animator' on the "Game of Thrones."

He has extensive knowledge of creature animation and is one of the co-founders of Sophoria Academy. He was nominated 3 times for a VES Society Award and has even done his own TED Talk.

Join him as he takes you through this fantastic course and learn some insider knowledge from one of the greatest animators around!

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