This course includes over two and a half hours of VFX training.
This is an intermediate Level 2 course for experienced artists.
Videos & Downloads
This course includes overview training videos and downloadable assets.
This course is immediately available to All Access members.
Intro & Course Overview
Meet your instructor and get started by learning about the different stages of production in animation.
Idea Blockout & Animatic
Get acquainted with storyboards and animatics. Use composition and different shots to set your animation up for success.
Take a deep dive through Slava's roughs for the three shots in Ignite, and see how experimenting during this phase can help push your animation!
Learn the pros and cons of different line types you can use for refining your animation and the importance of pacing yourself.
Backgrounds may feel like a different kind of challenge, but Slava has us covered with some of the same principles we used in storyboarding!
It's time to bring it all together! Learn about ways to polish your animation and background in combination to make your animated short shine.
What members say about VFX Apprentice
VFX-A All Access Member
Joining VFX Apprentice was, for sure, the best decision I've made in my early VFX career. The courses are great and the mentors and students are always trying to help. I just love being here!
VFX Apprentice Student
This was my first step into the field of VFX. I chose it because I saw the incredible work of the teachers. If you want to plunge into the magical world of VFX, then this is definitely for you.
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