After Effects 2D Character Animation Workshop

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.  March2015headerimage 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:

richie 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.

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.
LOCATION:     FAU Davie Campus
                                                                3200 College Ave
                                                                Davie, FL 33314
                                                                 Map it
“Digital Media Lab Room Liberal Arts Bldg. Rm 415 B”We are located in ‘BC 49′ on this map.

Those of you who are not FAU or current BC staff/students will need a temporary parking pass.