Cartoon Character Animation with Maya

Cartoon Character Animation with Maya: Mastering the Art of Exaggerated Animation

by Keith Osborn

Keith Osborn, is a freelance animator and animation instructor. He has over ten years’ experience in various disciplines of animated film-making, specializing in character animation, including his work on the 2012 Oscar-winning short, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fairchild Books, 2015
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Cartoon Character Animation with Maya
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Have you ever wanted to try your hand at cartoony computer animation? Then look no further… Cartoon Character Animation with Maya will help you create just that, guiding you through every step of the process including how to incorporate multiple limbs, smears, motion blur and staggers seamlessly into your animation.

From planning to posing to polish, you’ll learn how to make the most of breakdowns, take the terror out of tangent types and overcome the oft-feared graph editor.