FREE Discovery Session: 3D Animation - June

Learn about 3D animation for film & games with industry Animator Mark Pullyblank

Tuesday, Jun 20 3:00PM (GMT-04:00)


Add depth to your 3D animation education with CG Spectrum! 

Don't miss your chance to discover 3D animation with seasoned Animator and CG Spectrum Dept. Head of 3D Animation, Mark Pullyblank (The Hobbit trilogy, Night at the Museum, The Smurfs)! Learn about the animation process, including posing and how it results in movement, and get a look inside industry-standard 3D animation software Autodesk Maya.

Maya is a 3D software commonly used by 3D animators to manipulate digital 3D characters and props, bringing them to life for film, TV, video games, and more! 

Mark will also illustrate how Disney's twelve principles of animation apply in the 3D space with real examples including a bouncing ball (to highlight timing, spacing, and squash and stretch), a walk cycle (to demonstrate posing and over-lapping action), and an acting piece to (showing posing, acting, and appeal) using video footage as reference.

There'll also be a chance to ask questions during our Q&A!

This session is for anyone who:
  • Is curious about the 3D animation process
  • Would like to know more about 3D animation career paths
  • Is interested in studying animation led by an industry pro
  • Wants to learn more about Autodesk Maya software
  • Enjoys creating digital art and finding creative technical solutions
What we cover:
  • What 3D animation is
  • Navigation and workflow in Autodesk Maya 
  • What it’s like to be a 3D animator
  • Basic fundamentals of animation, including the 12 principles
  • How you could create more complex 3D animations with industry training
  • Next steps in your learning journey
Please note: This discovery session is expected to run for 60-90 minutes. You will need to attend the workshop live, as it will not be recorded.

Limited spots available! Register now to secure your virtual seat.

Presented by
CG Spectrum

CG Spectrum - Established in 2011, CG Spectrum is a global top-ranked training provider offering specialized programs in real-time 3D, game development, animation, VFX, digital painting, and visualization. CG Spectrum inspires and trains creators through a unique online learning model and personalized mentorship from industry professionals. CG Spectrum is an Unreal Authorized Training Center, Unreal Academic Partner, SideFX Certified Training Provider, and Toon Boom Authorized Training Center delivering programs worldwide. Learn more at cgspectrum.com.

Session mentor
Mark Pullyblank

Mark Pullyblank | CG Spectrum 3D Animation Dept. Head - Mark has held lead positions at Rainmaker, Sony Pictures Imageworks, and Weta Digital working on films like Avatar, The Adventures of Tintin, The Smurfs, and Night at the Museum. As well as being the Animation Department head of CG Spectrum, Mark currently works at California State University in Chico California and undertakes freelance and consulting work at film and game studios. 

Tags:   3D Animation