Creature interaction Sequence
In this workshop, we mainly focus on the to interaction between two creatures, could be action or playful sequences but involves the interaction.
By using the skill you have learned on the WS01 and WS02, you would be comfortable to handle both the creatures with the great quality of complex level body mechanics and behaviour. The main goal of this workshop is to figure out the complex Choreography between the two creatures to show the dynamic action sequences between the creatures and responsibility of showing how the energy and power flows between the creatures.
Going to be a great addition to your reel with that great drama, dynamics and well choreographed action movies.
WS02 or a good experience as an animator and comfortable with animals and Decent level good quality of creature shots in the personal/professional works.
Good experience with the animation and in general with maya.
What you'll learn
How to pick the interesting and complex references.
How to understand complexity and break down the essence from the reference and try to bring that similar essence into our animation.
Not animating for the camera, but for the Witness camera, Yes the animation on the creature has to work from all the angles rather than just for the camera.
Working with the camera, I know most of us never get a chance to animate the camera and it can be daunting at times to animate. so here we will be creating our camera to bring the extra realism to the shot.
Being honest to your weight shifts from all the angles to bring the believable moments, even its not looking 100% in the camera, but we can pick the essence in the creature.
Great tips on the workflow techniques.