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Animation Tips & Tricks : Make Your Character Look Believable with Andrew Silke

Join our special guest, Andrew Silke, award winning animator and 3D generalist whose credits include: Avatar, the Harry Potter films and the Happy Feet movies in this webinar.

In 60 minutes, Andrew will show how to build blend shapes in Autodesk Mudbox and make believable skin textures that don't need rendering. We will look at techniques that should be used in Mudbox to produce believable expressions. As well as how to best light a scene and use ramp shaders to make skin look more realistic.

- How to get the most out of your base mesh 
- How to model detail in Mudbox
- Using ramp shaders to make believable skin
- Using viewport 2.0 as a render preview

Presented by Andrew Silke
Date: Friday
2 November 2012
Time: 13:00-14:00 EST

Featuring Autodesk Smoke 2013 at Concrete Wednesday

In this month’s webinar hosted by Rob O’Neill, we look at a recent nationally televised commercial spot finished in Smoke by guest presenter Nicky Liddell, owner of post-production house Concrete Wednesday in Melbourne. Nicky will be showing us how the 3D capabilities of Smoke provided efficiencies with 3D elements that saved hours of time.

- How Smoke is empowering small businesses like Concrete Wednesday!
- Finishing a typical TVC in Smoke
- The advantages in starting with a 3D application and finishing in Smoke with FBX

Presented by Rob O’Neill and Nicky Liddell
Date: Friday 23 November 2012
Time: 13:00-14:00 EST

Animation Tips & Tricks : Rig A Character In The Blink Of An Eye

Come join David Zwierzchaczewski with special guest presenter Kim Allenin this webinar.

Kim Allen is one of Australia's leading Cinematic animators for AAA computer games. A few of Kim's credits include Dark Siders II, Saints Row the Third, Neverwinter. Kim is currently lecturing at Acadamy of Interactive Entertainment, Sydney, where he is training up the next generation of cinematic animators. Kim will walk you through the best pipeline tricks he has used during his career, and show you what to look out for.

- Wonders of the Maya Shelf
- The Hotbox
- Editable Animation Trails
- Set up a Cat rig in 3DS Max

Presented by David Zwierzchaczewski and Kim Allenin
Date: Friday 30 November 2012
Time: 13:00-14:00 EST

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