10 ways to create better character animations

With the size of the 3D industry growing year on year, it's more important than ever to make sure your work stands out from the crowd. Whatever your skill level as a 3D artist, there are key principles that are sure to take your character animation up a level. 

Character movement and gesture are vital for ensuring your characters are realistic and watchable. That means many of these tips are geared towards improving your skill as a puppet master making your characters dance. 

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Andrew has worked in animation for over 20 years. He is a Pixar Animation Studios’ directing animator, has taught since 2000 and teaches around the globe.