This training series serves as a roadmap for understanding the discipline of traditional animation. Starting with a foundation in basic concepts and progressing to characters, we will take a multi-week journey in exploring this discipline. You will learn basic techniques and hear from the Henrique about best practices and techniques.
Yes. Each week comes with a series of assignments or prompts. This is designed to put concepts into practice and give you experience with drawing, design and animation.
The process of animation and an understanding of how to improve your work over time. People spend a lifetime mastering this discipline, but starting with a focus on the proper techniques can dramatically improve your animations.
Right when you sign up! This is a training series. Working through each week is spaced out over 6 weeks to give you time to truly understand concepts in the proper order.
Artist & Animator.
Working at Giant Ant.
Henrique Barone is an animator currently living and working in Vancouver BC. He is employed full-time at Giant Ant and has worked on projects for clients such as Slack, Toms & Costa.
He is passionate about art and design and hopes this course can serve as a valuable resource for you. Henrique's background in animation, in a motion design context, serves as a valuable set of insights for the students of the course. Learning how to integrate solid character animation into your work is essential for motion designers.
Learn more about Henrique from his portfolio
To help you understand Henrique's process we'll be making a series of project files available for download with this course. Having access to the base project files will allow you to poke around and lern from Henrique's scenes.
The process of blocking out a shot, creating in-betweens and polishing an animation are all illustrated in this series of project files. Access to these elements will help you see every step in the process clearly.
Enrolling in this course gets you started instantly. The first weeks content and assignments will be available right after you sign up.
Mastering any discipline is about first understanding the fundamentals and then being guided to put ideas into constant practice. The best animators are those who animate and practice constantly.
For these 6 weeks we're going to insist that you draw, concept and animate. You're going to put in the pencil mileage, which is the only way to grow.
To learn more about this course see the course preview.
When you sign up, all the content from this course will be made instantly available and your ready to start.
This is for those who wish to improve as animators and want to understand the best ways to master this discipline.
This course is not a live mentorship course, but rather an e-course which will guide you week by week.
"Most rewarding learning experience I've ever had in animation! Henrique is absolutely incredible and an amazing teacher. His insights really helped me grasp the concepts covered in class. Can't recommend this class enough!"
- Louis Wesolowsky
"Just being able to see Henrique's workflow and process of how he would approach a scene was worth it alone. Highly recommend it to anyone interested in frame by frame."
- Nicole Finateri
Overall I felt the course was awesome and it challenged me in a very good way. Took me out of my comfort zone.
- Frank Suarez