Training Resources

Bespoke training resources for specific applications including on-site delivery and support are available on request.
  • 3D Animation Course

    These lecture notes and assignments are designed to go alongside a 10 day intensive 3D Animation workshop.

    Intro

    Introduction to the course

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    Day: 1 - Modelling

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    Day: 2 - The Deep End (2days)

    Designed to throw everyone into the deep end of animation and gauge ability, initiative and motivation.

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    Day: 4 - Modelling Assignment – The Hand

    Hand modelling tutorial

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    Day: 4 - Modelling Assignment – The Ear

    Ear modelling tutorial

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    Day: 4 - Animation

    Animation principles and notes

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    Day: 5 - Rigging and Deformers

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    Day: 5 - Assignment – Reverse Foot Lock

    Reverse foot lock Rigging assignment

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    Day: 6 - Texturing

    Texturing notes and assignment

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    Day: 7 - Lighting

    Lighting Notes and Assignment

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    Day: 8 - Animation Assignment – Ball and Walk Cycle

    First animation task

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    Day: 9 - Rigging Assignment – Squash Stretch

    Squash Stretch (Basic – Joints only) Tutorial

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    Day: 9 - Rigging Assignment – IKFK Blend

    IK/FK Blend Tutorial

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    Day: 10 - Rigging Assignment – Rigging a flag

    Flag rigging using blendshapes and automated animation

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    Day: 11 - Facial Animation

    Notes on facial animation

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  • Books

    Books written by myself.

    Screw Conventions

    Peter Chapman

    A complete resource of practical industry based advise, notes, tutorials and associated material designed to go hand in hand with any professional or university training course.

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  • Downloads

    Useful downloads of my own scripts or third party assets that may be useful.

    Ultimate Rigs

    Ugur Ulvi Yetiskin

    Group a easy to use rigs for animation.

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    csTools Mel Script Suite

    Peter Chapman

    Copy to maya scripts folder.

    Run source “cs/csLaunch.mel”┬áto load.

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