THE FIRST STEP TO YOUR ANIMATION CAREER

Learn to animate with the industry leader in animation and visual effects

 No 3D experience needed

 28 comprehensive HD video lessons

 Made specifically for animators

What Will You Learn in the Course?

In this course I will take you step by step through all the tools and methods for animation in Maya.

 Interface

We’ll start by going over the Maya interface and understand how to work with different layouts, scenes and how to select and manipulate objects.

  Animation Basics

We’ll go over different animation tools and methods, keyframing, interpolation types and even using the graph editor.

 Setting up for Animation

After we know our way around Maya, we’ll create a new scene and import a rig. We’ll learn how to use that rig, as well as work with cameras.

 Animating a Shot

After our scene is ready for animation, we’ll sketch our poses with the grease pencil, block our shot and polish it until it’s ready for rendering.

  Export a finished shot

We’ll learn some basic render methods to get a nice looking final render out of Maya, and then export it using After Effects to end up with a great looking shot, suited for a demo-reel.

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Made for Animators, by Animators.

I’ve been working with Maya for years. Both in the commercial world and for my own films.

As an animator, I designed this course to be tailored specifically for people who want to become professional animators, and are not sure where to start.

Maya is the industry standard for 3D animation, so if you’re planning on getting into the animation industry you need to be familiar with it.

While Maya is extremely complex and can do many different things, I’ve structured this course to only focus on what you need to know to get straight into animation. Even if you’re intimidated by it, Maya can be really fun to use, and this course could be your shortcut to starting your animation career.

– Morr Meroz, Founder of Bloop Animation

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All Included

All the HD video lessons (downloadable), exercise files and Maya scenes.

 

Included in the Course:

  • Videos

    5 modules with 28 HD video lessons.

  • Learn Anywhere

    All lessons look great on any device you own.

  • Files

    All the original Maya files featured in the lessons available for download.

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    Downloadable Videos

    An option to download all the video lessons for offline viewing.

 

Course Structure


  • Welcome

    3 Video Lessons | 3 Minutes

    1. Welcome to Maya Animation
    2. What is Maya
    3. Downloading Maya
  • Interface

    8 Video Lessons | 42 Minutes

    1. The Maya Interface
    2. Viewports
    3. Navigating in Maya
    4. Selecting and Manipulating Objects
    5. Channel Box / Attribute Editor
    6. The Outliner
    7. Hiding Objects
    8. Customizing the Interface
  • Animation Tools

    6 Video Lessons | 37 Minutes

    1. The Timeline
    2. Keyframing
    3. The Graph Editor
    4. Interpolation
    5. The Dope Sheet
    6. Animating on a Path [Watch]
  • Setting Up a Shot

    4 Video Lessons | 22 Minutes

    1. Setting a Project
    2. Setting Up a Scene
    3. Using a Rig
    4. Working with a Camera
  • Animating a Shot

    7 Video Lessons | 40 Minutes

    1. The Grease Pencil [Watch]
    2. Posing
    3. Blocking
    4. Playblasting
    5. Splining / Polishing
    6. Audio
    7. Lighting and Rendering

Choose a Package


Basic

$49

Just the Coursebundles-single-maya

  • 28 HD Video Lessons
  • Works on Any Device
  • Maya Exercise Files
  • A Rigged Ball Ready for Animation
  • Downloadable Videos for Offline Viewing
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Pro

$79

The Course + Animation Foundationsbundles-maya

  • 52 HD Video Lessons
  • Works on Any Device
  • Maya Exercise Files
  • A Rigged Ball Ready for Animation
  • Downloadable Videos for Offline Viewing
  • Animation Foundations Course Included ($49 value)
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Ultimate

$299

Our entire course library + eBookbundles_all_transparent3

  • 185 HD Video Lessons
  • Animation Foundations Course
  • Flash Animation Course
  • Toon Boom Animation Course
  • After Effects Animation Course
  • Blender Animation Course
  • Maya Animation Course
  • Animation For Beginners eBook
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Our Course Come with a
30 Day Money Back Guarantee!

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We’re ready to prove everything we claim. Buy the course today, and see it for yourself. If the course does not live up to any of the claims stated here, I don’t want your money, and I’ll give back every penny back to you. No hassles and we can part as friends. 100% Money-Back Guaranteed.

 

FAQ

  • Is the software included with the course?

    No, you will have to buy Maya at autodesk.com

  • What if I don’t like the course?

    No worries, the course comes with a 30 day money back guarantee. If you don’t like the course, simply email us and you’ll get a full refund.

  • Will I always have access to the class or is it just for a limited time?

    You will always have access to all the courses and products you purchase on Bloop.

  • Will I get the whole course right away, or will it be available over a period of time?

    You will have access to the entire course and materials immediately after purchasing.

  • I’ve never used this program before. Will I be lost?

    This course was created assuming you’ve never used the program before. We go over all the basics to make sure you are able to follow along.

  • I don’t know how to animate. Will I be able to follow?

    Yes, however I should mention that this course does not teach the concepts of animation, but rather shows you the tools and methods for animating with the software.

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