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121 courses
Designing a Sea Creature in ZBrush
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Designing a Sea Creature in ZBrush

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Creating Custom Facial Motion Capture in Maya
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Creating Custom Facial Motion Capture in Maya

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Designing a Jiggle System for Animation in Maya
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Designing a Jiggle System for Animation in Maya

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Adding Dynamics to a Mermaid Animation with Bifrost in Maya
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Adding Dynamics to a Mermaid Animation with Bifrost in Maya

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Creating Morph Targets in Unreal Engine
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Creating Morph Targets in Unreal Engine

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Creating Cinematic Underwater Lighting in Maya
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Creating Cinematic Underwater Lighting in Maya

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Using Dynamics for Destruction in Maya
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Using Dynamics for Destruction in Maya

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Using Houdini Engine to Simulate Finite Elements in Maya
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Using Houdini Engine to Simulate Finite Elements in Maya

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Flooding a City with Bifrost in Maya
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Flooding a City with Bifrost in Maya

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Tracking Using SynthEyes and Maya
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Tracking Using SynthEyes and Maya

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Creating an Animated Paper Folding Effect in Maya
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Creating an Animated Paper Folding Effect in Maya

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Painting Metal Armor for Production in MARI
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Painting Metal Armor for Production in MARI

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Transferring Animation with MEL
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Transferring Animation with MEL

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Adding Keyframe Animation to Motion Capture in Maya
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Adding Keyframe Animation to Motion Capture in Maya

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Animating In-Game Biped Characters in Maya
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Animating In-Game Biped Characters in Maya

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Quick Start to Animation in Maya: Volume 3
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Quick Start to Animation in Maya: Volume 3

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Quick Start to Animation in Maya: Volume 2
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Quick Start to Animation in Maya: Volume 2

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Animating a Cartoon Burglar Scene in Maya
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Animating a Cartoon Burglar Scene in Maya

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Quick Start to Animation in Maya: Volume 1
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Quick Start to Animation in Maya: Volume 1

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Simulating Hair Using nCloth in Maya
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Simulating Hair Using nCloth in Maya

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Introduction to Animation in Maya
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Introduction to Animation in Maya

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Simulating Sandman Effects in Maya
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Simulating Sandman Effects in Maya

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Introduction to Maya 2015
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Introduction to Maya 2015

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Maya for Softimage Artists
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Maya for Softimage Artists

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Creating Secondary Animation Using Dynamics in Maya
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Creating Secondary Animation Using Dynamics in Maya

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Creating Game Combat Animations in Maya
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Creating Game Combat Animations in Maya

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Indie Game Development Pipeline Volume 7: Boss Character Rigging and Animation
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Indie Game Development Pipeline Volume 7: Boss Character Rigging and Animation

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Indie Game Development Pipeline Volume 6: Hero Character Rigging and Animation
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Indie Game Development Pipeline Volume 6: Hero Character Rigging and Animation

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Animating an Acrobatic Fight Scene in Maya
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Animating an Acrobatic Fight Scene in Maya

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Animating Quadrupeds in Maya
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Animating Quadrupeds in Maya

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Animating Advanced Body Mechanics in Maya
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Animating Advanced Body Mechanics in Maya

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Introduction to Animation in Maya 2014
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Introduction to Animation in Maya 2014

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Introduction to nDynamics in Maya
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Introduction to nDynamics in Maya

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Enhancing Maya Toolsets with Python
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Enhancing Maya Toolsets with Python

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Using Advanced Particles to Create Fireworks in Maya
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Using Advanced Particles to Create Fireworks in Maya

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Artist's Guide to Python Scripting in Maya
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Artist's Guide to Python Scripting in Maya

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Introduction to Character Rigging in Maya
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Introduction to Character Rigging in Maya

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Enhancing Your Maya Toolset with MEL
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Enhancing Your Maya Toolset with MEL

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Artist's Guide to MEL in Maya
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Artist's Guide to MEL in Maya

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Animating a Dialogue Scene in Maya
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Animating a Dialogue Scene in Maya

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Quick Start to Rigging in Maya: Volume 5
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Quick Start to Rigging in Maya: Volume 5

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The Anatomy of an Expression for Facial Animation in Maya
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The Anatomy of an Expression for Facial Animation in Maya

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Integrating a 3D Vehicle into Video in Maya and NUKE
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Integrating a 3D Vehicle into Video in Maya and NUKE

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Transferring Animation Between Maya and 3ds Max
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Transferring Animation Between Maya and 3ds Max

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Being an Effective Animation Supervisor
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Being an Effective Animation Supervisor

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Animation Tips in Maya
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Animation Tips in Maya

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Introduction to Maya 2014
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Introduction to Maya 2014

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Animating with Extreme Inbetweens and Smears in Maya
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Animating with Extreme Inbetweens and Smears in Maya

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Animation Blocking Techniques in Maya
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Animation Blocking Techniques in Maya

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Creating Run Cycles in Maya
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Creating Run Cycles in Maya

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Animating Time Warps in Maya
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Animating Time Warps in Maya

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Animating a Fight Scene in Maya
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Animating a Fight Scene in Maya

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Standardizing Rigs in Maya
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Standardizing Rigs in Maya

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Introduction to Animation in Maya 2013
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Introduction to Animation in Maya 2013

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Animation Polishing Techniques in Maya
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Animation Polishing Techniques in Maya

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Retargeting MoCap to Custom Rigs in Maya
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Retargeting MoCap to Custom Rigs in Maya

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Refining Character Poses Using Blend Shapes in Maya
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Refining Character Poses Using Blend Shapes in Maya

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Introduction to nCloth in Maya
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Introduction to nCloth in Maya

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Maya Animation Reference Library: Birds
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Maya Animation Reference Library: Birds

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nCloth Techniques for Characters in Maya
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nCloth Techniques for Characters in Maya

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Animating a Grappling Hook in Maya
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Animating a Grappling Hook in Maya

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Animating Between IK and FK Systems in Maya
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Animating Between IK and FK Systems in Maya

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Scripted Item Swapping in Maya
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Scripted Item Swapping in Maya

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Introduction to Maya 2013
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Introduction to Maya 2013

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Transforming Robot Production Pipeline Volume 8: Animation
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Transforming Robot Production Pipeline Volume 8: Animation

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Transformation Motion Graphics in Maya and After Effects
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Transformation Motion Graphics in Maya and After Effects

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Maya Rigging Reference Library: Constrain
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Maya Rigging Reference Library: Constrain

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Character Interaction in Maya
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Character Interaction in Maya

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Unity Mobile Game Development: Rigging and Animation
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Unity Mobile Game Development: Rigging and Animation

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Animation Retargeting Techniques in Maya
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Animation Retargeting Techniques in Maya

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Maya Animation Reference Library: Animate
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Maya Animation Reference Library: Animate

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Photorealistic Time-Lapse Animation and Rendering in Maya and modo
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Photorealistic Time-Lapse Animation and Rendering in Maya and modo

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Professional Series: Animating Realistic Eyes in Maya
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Professional Series: Animating Realistic Eyes in Maya

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Maya to MotionBuilder Integration
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Maya to MotionBuilder Integration

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Introduction to Maya 2012
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Introduction to Maya 2012

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Facial Animation in Maya
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Facial Animation in Maya

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Animation Ask DTs in Maya
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Animation Ask DTs in Maya

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Vehicle Animation Dynamics in Maya
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Vehicle Animation Dynamics in Maya

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Exploring Craft Director Studio's Animation Tools in Maya
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Exploring Craft Director Studio's Animation Tools in Maya

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Exploring Animation in Maya: Animating a Swinging Character
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Exploring Animation in Maya: Animating a Swinging Character

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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Solid Drawing
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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Solid Drawing

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Beginner's Guide to Animation in Maya
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Beginner's Guide to Animation in Maya

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Beginner's Guide to Maya
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Beginner's Guide to Maya

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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Staging
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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Staging

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Animating Game Characters in Maya
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Animating Game Characters in Maya

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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Ease In and Ease Out
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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Ease In and Ease Out

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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Follow-Through and Overlapping
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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Follow-Through and Overlapping

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Animating with Props in Maya
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Animating with Props in Maya

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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Secondary Action
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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Secondary Action

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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Arcs
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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Arcs

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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Anticipation
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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Anticipation

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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Pose to Pose and Straight Ahead
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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Pose to Pose and Straight Ahead

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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Timing and Spacing
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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Timing and Spacing

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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Squash and Stretch
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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Squash and Stretch

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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Exaggeration
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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Exaggeration

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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Appeal
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Exploring Animation Principles in Maya: Appeal

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Exploring Animation in Maya: Climbing A Wall
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Exploring Animation in Maya: Climbing A Wall

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Creating Walk Cycles in Maya
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Creating Walk Cycles in Maya

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'Infiltrator' Production Pipeline Volume 5: Animation
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'Infiltrator' Production Pipeline Volume 5: Animation

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Introduction to Camera Animation in Maya
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Introduction to Camera Animation in Maya

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12 Principles of Animation in Maya
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12 Principles of Animation in Maya

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Animation Tips and Tricks in Maya
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Animation Tips and Tricks in Maya

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Introduction to Maya 2009
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Introduction to Maya 2009

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Non-linear Animation with Maya Trax
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Non-linear Animation with Maya Trax

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Animation Layers in Maya
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Animation Layers in Maya

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Tips for Improving Your Animation Workflows in Maya
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Tips for Improving Your Animation Workflows in Maya

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Animating Creatures in Maya: Insects
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Animating Creatures in Maya: Insects

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Exaggerated Facial Expressions in ZBrush and Maya
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Exaggerated Facial Expressions in ZBrush and Maya

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Pipeline Development with Maya and XNA
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Pipeline Development with Maya and XNA

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Animating Cartoon Characters in Maya
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Animating Cartoon Characters in Maya

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Animating Next-Gen Characters in Maya
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Animating Next-Gen Characters in Maya

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Introduction to Animation in Maya 2008
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Introduction to Animation in Maya 2008

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Rigging Quadrupeds in Maya 8.5
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Rigging Quadrupeds in Maya 8.5

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Animating Quadrupeds in Maya 8.5
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Animating Quadrupeds in Maya 8.5

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Body Mechanics and Animation in Maya: Pushing Objects
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Body Mechanics and Animation in Maya: Pushing Objects

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Body Mechanics and Animation in Maya: Pulling Objects
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Body Mechanics and Animation in Maya: Pulling Objects

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Body Mechanics and Animation in Maya: Lifting Heavy Objects
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Body Mechanics and Animation in Maya: Lifting Heavy Objects

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Facial Animation and Lip Sync in Maya 7
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Facial Animation and Lip Sync in Maya 7

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Introduction to Maya Animation: Walk Cycle
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Introduction to Maya Animation: Walk Cycle

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Introduction to Maya: 2nd Edition
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Introduction to Maya: 2nd Edition

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Introduction to Maya Paint Effects
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Introduction to Maya Paint Effects

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