Jason Ryan has just released a new 6 part series of downloadable webinars titled The Four Legged Series.
“What I wanted to do in this series is cover how I approach animating four legged actions from concept to completion. Just like my Tutorials at jasonryananimation.com, I start from scratch and animate each action in 2D for every single frame. So whether you are doing your shots in 2D, CG or Stop-Motion you will be able to follow along from the Blocking stage all the way through to adding overlap on tails and ears. I want to keep the price really low so that everyone can afford them. On Jasonryananimation each tutorial ranges from $40 to $100 each. For this series I am giving you all six tutorials together in one download for just $39.99.”
I haven’t had a chance to look at these yet but I’ve seen how Jason approaches quadrupeds from a few earlier jrawebinars and it is truly an easy to grasp workflow.
Have a look! Great Price!
I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Dreamworks Animation Supervisor and Creator of the new online character animation school Ianimate.net, Jason Ryan. We covered new and upcoming things with Ianimate and asked a bit of how things are going. Of course I had to ask a bit about what keeps him going! So stay tuned it will be posted in video form here shortly. Until then have a look around his sites.
If you haven’t heard by now…Jason Ryan has team up with Digicel and many of his co-workers at Dreamworks to create a new online school called ianimate.net – The Character Animation School. I have done multiple rounds of his webinars and they have been some of the best training tools I have used. He just had a free webinars that should answer most questions you have about the school and how it works. I think it’s going to be a great school for animators. Check out the webinar here.
I wanted to write a quick note to let everybody know that there is a new round of Jason Ryan Webinars starting this month. I have participated in all of them for the last year and let me just say that it has been an amazing experience. It only cost 100 bucks and is probably one of the greatest investments that you will get throughout your animation career. The last year has been invaluable in terms of learning process and workflow. Jason Ryan’s webinars have both taught and inspired me to keep animating and always strive to get better. If you are weary of spending the money he has plenty of resources online to help show you what he is about before you commit to it. First you can check out his tutorials. Then you can go to his webinar site and he has free Rampup downloads which will help you understand what he is about. You can also view the highlights of the entire year of this last round of webinars here. You might ask, “What if you can’t make the webinar?”, well I then would say that he makes all the webinars downloadable when you sign up. He also provides resources with the shots to help make it easy if you want to go ahead and try the shots yourself. Check his site out and even get some free goodies like wallpapers. It has been a great ride so far and I am truly excited to see what is in store for the next year.
Enjoy and I’ll see ya there!
It’s been about a year since I stumbled onto this site. I first began with some of his tutorials and then was introduced to his webinars. I began watching the way that he animates first in 2D in Flipbook and then brings that into Maya. For me it put alot of the animation principles into perspective in ways that I had not been looking at them before. These tutorials seem to help me realize the complexities of animation and how to break them down so that it is not just what I am focusing on but also to remember why I animate. Why do I spend all of this time consuming my life with all things animation? For the passion! While following Jason Ryan’s site it has brought with it… passion. I actually have fun learning new ways to animate and always trying to better my workflow. Of course everyone is going to have their own BUT, if you can learn something new it will only help your animation. So take a look check them out and maybe even try one out.
So enjoy your animating!