Category: Animation

Today’s decision to attempt the CG Cookie Animation Boot Camp Tutorials

Having viewed FlojoArt’s dance video with the robot from CG Cookie I have decided to improve my animation skills, to achieve something similar by the end of this year. I have viewed many tutorials on animation and sort of accomplished the Walking Snowman featured on the Blender Cloud. However, I feel I should follow the…

Snowman Walk Cycle Completed

Very busy day today as the Hopley Lecture was this evening and I’ve just got back. However over the past couple of days I’ve managed to achieve a walk cycle with a moving ground plane for the snowman animation. it can be viewed on my Youtube Channel. Not sure what tomorrows project might be but…

Half an Hour on Animating the Snowman

Managed to grad 1/2 an hour to look at the weight painting of the Snowman, using the technique of making the deformation bones visible and then applying the weight painting to them. ThisĀ appears to have made an improvement to his walk cycle. Added a couple more key frames to the hips and chest but definitely…

Snowman Animated Walk Cycle Started

Started my first walk cycle animation today with the snowman I have created following Dillon Gu’s tutorial on the Blender Cloud. You suddenly realise just how time consuming and difficult it is to get a character to operate correctly. Weight Painting is new to me too so I am sure there are some serious tweaks…

New Daddios Studios YouTube Channel Artwork Started

Over Christmas I produced a short animation using Lego Characters for my nephew, he wants to have ago himself so I thought I’d give him some idea what we could do with Blender & GIMP and a bit of creative thinking. You can view the animation here, no apologies for the poor acting skills. I…