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"...from Planning to Polish..."
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
Oct 21, 2012 @ 3:25pm

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"From Planning to Polish".. is a step by step 3 part video that takes you all the way from the planning phases of acting... down to the finished dialogue. Learn and study how Supervising Dreamworks Animator & former Senior Animator at Valve software Jamaal Bradley uses reference, thumbnails, analyzes dialogue, breaks down poses and takes a shot all the way 'to final'. This is a fun and educational video that will be an ongoing resource.

Whats the video all about?

-Learning Animation is a life long process and this educational video goes through steps on making a character performance from start to finish. If you want to begin the journey to Video Games, VFX, or Feature Animation, this video can be apart of your learning arsenal.

-This will also be a great tool to help make your animations in Source Film Maker (SFM) feel that much better.

8 Steps of Working Through Your Shot (3 Part Video)

1. Description of the shot launch in production
2. Analyzing your dialogue
3. Making Useful Thumbnails
4. Creating & Using Reference
5. Blocking (Posing the Character for acting and appeal)
6. Tie Down (Spline Pass #1)
7. Final Polish (Spline Pass #2)
8. Facial Refinement

about the creator:

Animator and Artist, Jamaal Bradley has worked in feature film, commercial, direct to dvd, director of animated shorts as well as video games. Some of the titles he has had the pleasure to work on include; Dreamwork's 'The Croods' & 'Puss In Boots', Disney's 'Tangled', Valve's 'Meet The well as both Left 4 Dead titles to name a few. He currently lives in Los Angeles where he works as Supervising Animator at Dreamworks Animation.

File Format: mp4
Resolution: HD 720p (1280 x 720)
Running Time: 3 Hours
Number of files: 3

Popular Discussions View All (1)
Oct 27, 2012 @ 2:49am
"...from Planning to Polish..."
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snh Apr 19 @ 6:52pm 
Very awesome, supporting.
Sambist Apr 11 @ 12:21pm 
Its very simple, nice looking and realy cool program
#FluffyPancakes Jan 27 @ 7:39am 
did any1 read da description? its only the film, lol xD
Lord_Tomster Jan 25 @ 2:11pm 
That is very cool
G-Nat Dec 15, 2013 @ 2:30am 
This Looks Awesome!
Chaython Nov 20, 2013 @ 9:36pm 
Looks okay. Most software posted here is serious bloatware. I wish you luck!
=LNC=English Nov 2, 2013 @ 7:05am 
looks sweet
ta ka me sucé Oct 14, 2013 @ 3:22pm 
The Top R.U.S.E Player Sep 11, 2013 @ 4:17pm 
iv always wanted to know how to make my own animated things, and this would be perfect to do so.
cheetahboy1999 Aug 7, 2013 @ 9:17am 
i like doing a game design carrer