Sunday, November 21, 2010

Animations

My first (full perms) animations for creators, available at the store (there's a tulip pose stand for trying them):

Harpist




Sit Next to Fire




Paint!



[RETIRED] Static Poses

My first couple of (full perms) poses for creators available at the store (there's a tulip pose stand for trying them):

Ballerina




Holding fairies


Saturday, November 6, 2010

[RETIRED OLD VERSION] QAvimator Course

Yesterday, the QAvimator series that I run at Builder's Brewery was finished, and it's now also available in my store, Black Tulip.

Possibly, the most complete reference plus detailed exercises that you'll find around.

You can either choose purchasing the separated packages:


QAvimator 1: Static Poses with QAvimator QAvimator 2: Static Couples Poses and Props with QAvimator QAvimator 3: Animating Avatars with QAvimator


or the whole series in a discounted box:

Animating Avatars with QAvimator (Complete Course)
Animating Avatars with QAvimator (complete course), available at Marketplace

These are the topics covered in each of the parts of the course:

QAvimator 1: Static Poses with QAvimator


  • QAvimator Main Screen
    • Menu Bar
    • Tool Bar
    • Avatar View
    • Frames for the animation
    • Avatar/Props Definition
  • Creating our first static pose with QAvimator
    • The first frame: The T-Pose
    • Four more details before beginning
    • Creating the Static Pose
  • Uploading the animations to Secondlife
  • Mirroring Poses
  • A first overview on Static Couples Poses
  • Additional resources

QAvimator 2: Static Couples Poses and Props with QAvimator


  • Static Couples Poses
  • QAvimator: Props
  • Poseballs: The theory behind
  • Setting the sit pose: Sit Target Helper
  • Setting couples poses: Sit Target Setter and MLP

QAvimator 3: Animating Avatars with QAvimator


  • Keyframes and FPS (Frames Per Second)
  • Our first animating avatar example
    • Our first animating avatar example: The first frame
    • Our first animating avatar example: The last frame
  • Working with keyframes and the timeline
  • Working with keyframes and the timeline: The edit menu
  • Looping our animation
  • The Puppeteer
  • Final exercise: Animated Sit Pose