Animation Help Topics and Tutorial Links

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Animation Links

Thanks to DAZ_ann0314 for putting this information together.

Daz Studio Animation Tutorials
The Timeline Tab in DAZ Studio
The DAZ Studio Timeline Explained
Ebook - 120 pages on animation in DAZ Studio by swiss3Dmain - (French Version) and (English Version)
Animation with Poses using DAZ Studio by Gary_P
Animating Falling Snow
Puppeteer Video Tutorials by Cliff Bowman
DAZ 3D Puppeteer Animation Video
Walk Cycle using Puppeteer
Animation Techniques for Beginners: Part One***
Animation Techniques for Beginners: Part Two***

aniMate Tutorials
GoFigure Videos and Manuals
aniMate Tutorial by DAZ 3D

Animator Tutorials
Bouncing Ball

Daz Studio Animation Scripts
Casual's Fantastic Scripts

General Animation (not specifically for DAZ Studio)

Putting together your movie
Introduction to Making Movies by Jaegercat

Walk Cycle
Walking in Pictures
Project #4 Walk Cycle
The Walk and the Whip
Run Cycle
Run Cycle using curves (graph editor)

ASIFA - Hollywood Animation Archive
Animation Backgrounds
The 11 Second Club
Pigeon Impossible

Motion Capture Bvh files

Reference Images
BioMotionLab 1.8
Interesting High-speed Video Clips

Audio/Music Software links compiled by Mikedazfan
Royalty-Free Music by Kevin Macleod
Free and legal music downloads
Sound Effects Archive

General Animation Principles, Tips and Tutorials
Advanced Animation by Preston Blair (Part 1)
Advanced Animation by Preston Blair (Part 2)
12 Principles of Animation
Victor Navone's Splinophilia (Graph Editor)
Shaun Freeman
Keith Lango Tutorials
Nine Old Men
Animation Tricks
Idleworm: Animation Tutorials (2d)
Animation Notes***

Animation Workflow
Pixar - How We Do It
Justin: Shrek III Puss in Boots
A'sCAP: "Animomania"

Supporting Products for Animation

DAZ 3D Animation Products
GoFigure! - Vendor for aniMate and aniMate+
Movie Maker by Dreamlight
Poser Format Exporter (Free)
Tutorial for Poser Format Exporter by mattymanx
Animator Plugin
Mimic Lite
Mimic Pro

Animated Poses available from DAZ 3D
SimonWM - vendor
The Forge Studios - vendor
Nerd3D - vendor
Cliff Bowman - vendor
Also look for animated poses in other sets, such as The Ultimate Bee Collection and Songbird ReMix Pose Pack

Books on Animation
The Illusion of Life: Disney Animation by Ollie Johnston and Frank Thomas (a beautifully illustrated book showing how Disney did it
The Human Figure in Motion by Eadweard Muybridge (photographic reference)
Animals in Motion by Eadweard Muybridge
The Animator's Survival Kit by Richard Williams

*I want to thank the Community Volunteers Group who made this and all the other Tutorial Lists for this new forum as well as all those who have donated their time to creating tutorials for the benefit of the community (there would be nothing to list without all of you)....Thanks for your hard work and dedication to making these lists possible!*

**If you know of any tutorials you feel would be an asset to this list, please contact me at [email protected] with the subject line: DAZ3D Tutorial List Addition. Be sure to let me know which list(s) and what part of the list you feel the tutorials would best fit and we will review them for inclusion.

*** LIST UPDATED 03/23/2010 ***

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