Skillshare - Simple Character Animation Create a Walk Cycle with Duik


About This Course 

Want to animate amazing characters? Join star animator Fraser Davidson for a 50-minute class demystifying his step-by-step method for making characters walk, wave, and move. The key? Using Duik: the most versatile and comprehensive plugin for Adobe After Effects—and one that will transform your approach to animation!

This class is all about streamlining your approach to simple character animation. Once you learn how to make the most of Duik, you'll be able to animate an entire limb with just a few simple clicks—saving you time and making it possible to create complex animation with ease.

All 13 video lessons take you inside of Fraser's workspace so you can easily follow his step-by-step process. You'll learn how to:

Download Duik, a free plugin for simplifying position and rotation 

Design a custom character in Illustrator

Set up a simple rig in After Effects

Prepare your character for animation by adding controllers

Animate your walk cycle with just a few clicks

Polish your final walk cycle into a looping GIF you can share on all platforms

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