Come and Join the Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH as Richard Christian presents an After Effects 2d Character Rigging and Animation Essentials Workshop on Tuesday April 14th, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. About the Presentation:
In this workshop you will learn how to bring vector and 2D characters like this little Yeti dude to life for your personal and professional projects in my 2D Character Rigging & Animation Essentials workshop with Fort Lauderdale SIGGRAPH Chapter. We’ll cover character setup with null object parenting for fk, ik with puppet tools and the free Duik plugin, setting up lip synch and facial controls with expressions and pre-comps and other neat tricks.
What will I need for this workshop ?
- A laptop with Affect Effects
- Example file and plugins will be made available
Meet the Artist:
Richard Christian is an Independent Multimedia Generalist Artist of several disciplines including After Effects motion graphics and animation, Digital compositing, 3D modeling and animation, game design, stop motion animation, 2D design, traditional art, and digital photography, video and photo editing. He works in South Florida teaching seasonal animation courses at Coral Springs Museum of Art and creating a variety of commercial 2D and 3D motion graphic content. He has worked on projects for national brands such as The Sales Huddle Group, National Gift Card, and Gables Residential and recently started designing for augmented reality app Aurasma animating yearbook covers for Yearbook 3D and compositing proposal renderings for Taptl transparent touchscreen displays. In addition, he also serves the South Florida digital community as Director of Social Media for the Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH chapter. His favorite subjects are science and biological animation along with character animation.
- Florida Atlantic University’s School of Communication & Multimedia Studies will host the event in their Davie campus Media Lab ( Liberal Arts Bldg. Rm 415-B). Parking for non-FAU attendees requires a Temporary Parking Pass which we will hand out at the entrance of College Avenue.
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After the Meeting we might as well take advantage of one of the nearby Venues for social networking .Bring your Business Cards and see you there!
|DATE: Tuesday April 14, 2014|
|TIME: 7:00 pm Presentation Begins|
|Cost: None. We have generous support from the FAU School of Communication.|
3200 College Ave
Davie, FL 33314
|“Digital Media Lab Room Liberal Arts Bldg. Rm 415 B”We are located in ‘BC 49′ on this map.http://www.fau.edu/facilities/osua/maps/DavieMap.pdf|
Those of you who are not FAU or current BC staff/students will need a temporary parking pass.