Learning How to Create Movement by Animating a Head Turn - L408

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  • Toniko Pantoja

    Toniko Pantoja

    Artist, Director, and Animator, Brushtail Works Studios, Inc.


Adobe Fresco is a tool built for drawing, but the new motion tools let you create movement too. Join artist, animator, and director Toniko Pantoja, who has worked for Netflix Animation, Dreamworks, and Tonko House, to discover how to animate a head turn on a character. Animating a head turn might sound simple, but there are many complicated principles working behind the scenes to make that movement effective. Learn from an industry pro the basics of the Adobe Fresco motion tools, and pick up animation tips for poses and breakdowns to create interest.

In this follow-along lab, you’ll learn how to:

  • Use the new motion tools in Adobe Fresco
  • Create poses and breakdowns for frame-by-frame animation
  • Create a head turn for a character, step by step

Technical Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Session Type: Lab

Category: How To

Track: Illustration and Digital Painting, Graphic Design

Audience: Art/Creative Director, Graphic Designer, Motion Designer, Illustrator

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