Fascinated by facial animation? Learn the tricks of the trade including analysing and storyboarding facial expressions, lip movement and vocal syncing, planning facial movement and animating lips, eyes and brows to achieve different expressions. We’ll also cover loading a rig, rig controls, animating to audio, using the graph editor and creating realistic movement. Basically everything you need to know to get you started with facial animation using Maya!
Study at your own pace, with plenty of help and support through Yoobee’s online forums. You’ll need to have basic computer skills on a PC or MAC as well as Autodesk Maya. A three year free trial of Maya can be downloaded from the Autodesk site. You can also join the Autodesk Education Community. This gives you free access to Maya for as long as you are learning.