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Ruth E.

Ruth E.

4.8(16)
Learn to make your drawings come alive! Whatever you decide, whether to begin with basic exercises in movement, or to plot out your own story from scratch to final video output, I can guide you through all the steps needed to produce animation. Making cartoons is never easy, but if you have persistence of vision and don't mind hard work, this is for YOU! Learn to 'See What You're Looking At' and discover the story YOU want to tell. Whether your interest is traditional or digital art, I work with you to draw out your highest potential. Please see some of my work on my profile page.
$1$100
/30 mins
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Celina B.

Celina B.

4.9(49)
Do you love watching animated movies shows and awesome VFX? Get started in animation and learn how to get started making your characters and creations come to life! You can choose the software that you wish to use: Blender (free) OpenToonz (free) Adobe Animate (previously called Adobe Flash) Adobe Photoshop After Effects
$1$50
/30 mins
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Amrinder S.

Amrinder S.

5(1)
Hi My name is Amrinder, I have been working in Animation since 2008. I have Masters degree in Animation VFx from Academy of Art University. Since 2008 I have worked in wide variety of industries from Commercial, films and games. Currently i have been teaching Animation, Rigging and 3 Modeling to Masters and Bachelor Students in Academy of Art University San Francisco. You can look at my sample work at my website frameanimator
$1$50
/30 mins
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Kanishka M.

Kanishka M.

5(10)
Before starting animation we will be focusing on the foundation first. We will be covering the basis of drawing techniques leading into storytelling poses, to the animation principles, and how to apply them to any type of action. We will then continue on to understanding facial expressions, staging, and acting. The main focus will be 2D but we can also discuss how these methods apply to 3D and stop motion animation as well.
$1$50
/30 mins
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Jack B.

Jack B.

4.7(4)
My courses are software agnostic, meaning I structure my courses to be accessible for students of every medium. Together, with input about your favorite types of media and long term goals, we will explore the art of animation!
$1$30
/30 mins
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Emily S.

Emily S.

4.9(74)
*My scheduling availability isn't always accurate, as many students have their lessons with me every other week. My schedule is different from week to week, so it's best to at least pick a time with me and if it doesn't work, we'll make sure we schedule a lesson time that's convenient for both of us. If you need to schedule a lesson for a time sooner than what the TakeLessons calendar allows, you can always let me know and we'll most likely work something out for you. I've created many animations in the context of video games as a professional artist. I primarily use Krita and Adobe Animate. I specialize in character animations, mostly humans and animals, but also help students with larger projects such as short films. I've helped students with storyboards, keyframing, background paintings and tips on video editing. Students may use any animation program they'd like, as long as they have drawing and timeline features. If students are absolute beginners, I recommend downloading Krita or Pencil2D. Krita is great for illustration and animation, Pencil2D is very basic and ideal for absolute beginners. Both Krita and Pencil2D are free. My goal is to focus on the study of motion and help the student implement their own skills in drawing and observation. I can also help the student build a portfolio in preparation for college or applying for companies (games, animation studios). I've graduated with a Bachelor's in Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University, and worked for Disney Research for a year and a half.
$110
/60 mins
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MATT (Animation lessons with Ruth E.)

Ruth is the best animation teacher! I also take illustration and technical lessons in Adobe Animate with her, and she's been amazingly helpful in every one. She has so much knowledge about animation,

Saskia (Animation lessons with Ruth E.)

Very talented, passionate and caring instructor! Highly recommend to anyone interested in animation, drawing, etc.

Susan (Animation lessons with Ruth E.)

Do I really have to give review after giving 5 star? But this is for those who need it, First of all she is classical former Disney artist and for the basics it's necessary to learn 2d in today's t

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MATT (Animation lessons with Ruth E.)

Ruth is the best animation teacher! I also take illustration and technical lessons in Adobe Animate with her, and she's been amazingly helpful in every one. She has so much knowledge about animation,

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