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Body Mechanics 01

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WITH JORDAN BARG

WHAT'S IT ABOUT?

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Dive into the principles of anatomy and biomechanics, honing your skills to create lifelike character movements. In this class by Jordan Barg (Disney, Sony Imageworks)  we will focus on introducing you to a new level of complex storytelling and movement, explaining in detail how to utilize a workflow that sets you up for success .

DATES & DURATION

Running January 3rd to February 7th 2024, every Wednesday.
6 Live sessions in total

From 6:30pm - 8:30pm

(Pacific Daylight Time, GMT -7).

TUITION 

Enrollment for this course is closed.

Benefits of this course:

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Learn at your own pace and from anywhere in the world

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Dive into 3D animation with our Body Mechanics 01 course, focusing on natural movement and how different body parts connect. We keep it practical, showing you step-by-step how to make your characters move in an interesting manner. Learn a smooth workflow that brings believability to your animations, understanding the weight and energy behind each action. Join us in mastering the basics, making your characters feel real and dynamic in every frame.

Course Breakdown

Session 1:
Planning

Session 2:
Golden Poses

Session 3:
Breakdowns

Session 4:
Overlap, overshoots, and settles

Session 5:
Breaking things down further

Session 6:
Finale + detailing and other examples

OVERVIEW

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Jordan Barg

Jordan Barg is an animator from Montreal currently working at Walt Disney Animation in Vancouver.

His career began with internships at two of the top feature film studios in the world: Sony Pictures Imageworks and Blue Sky Studios, where he learned the ins and outs of working in an animation studio while being mentored by the incredible artists who worked there.

After graduating from Seneca College in Toronto in 2019, Jordan started work on his first feature film, 2020's SCOOB! at ReelFX back in his hometown of Montreal. Following that he went to Tangent Animation to work on Netflix's Maya and the Three, and continued working with Netflix when he moved to Sony Pictures Imageworks to work on The Sea Beast and Spider-Man: Across the Spiderverse. He´s currently an animator at Walt Disney Animation. 

Questions?

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You can also write us here and we will gladly assist you. Just bear with us till we get back at you ;)

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