US $19.97

Animate a Run Cycle

——   Created by Sykosan

Create a hand drawn animation of a character running

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In this class I share some of my personal techniques to animate a run cycle.

Those skills are useful for animation projects such as TV content, video games, web design and anything where you may need to animate characters.

What is the content?

  • About 35 mn of step by step video tutorial. 
  • A Photoshop PSD file of the animations finalised.
  • MP4s and a Gif.

Who is this class for?

This class is suitable for intermediate artists who have prior knowledge of a 2D animation software. 

What will we cover?

In this class, we will:

  • 01 - Start by drawing the main 3 key frames.
  • 02 - Draw the symerical key frames to get the full set of 6 key frames.
  • 03 - Add inbetween drawings to make the animation smooth.
  • 04 - Apply these steps to a more refined character.

Who is Sykosan?

Sykosan is a London based, French / British 2D animation film maker since 2004.

Sykosan’s expertise covers all stages of the animation process from writing to editing, including film directing, character designs, backgrounds and assets designs, 2D effects and compositing.

Sykosan has a unique style, recognisable as a modern blend of western and Japanese influences, while his work also shows a strong ability to match a large variety of animation styles.

Throughout his career Sykosan has animated for all kinds of media, such as advertising, feature films, video games and music videos, for diverse clients such as Katy Perry, the BBC, NETFLIX, ADOBE, CAPCOM, SAMSUNG, SONY, ADIDAS, GUCCI, MTV, and many more.

The course project

Animate a character of your own and I will be happy to give you some feedback.

5 Lessons

1 min
free preview
2 mins
Symmetrical keys
9 mins
Three main keys
10 mins
17 mins
Application example

About the instructor

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Hi! I'm Sykosan :)

I am French / British and I am a 2D traditional animator and illustrator since 2004. I am based in London. …

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