Learning paths

3D-Focused Online Animation Training

Motion Graphics is a broad and multi-disciplinary field that contains many paths.

This path will provide you with the fundamental knowledge you need as well as advanced 3D animation training to help you build an original portfolio and find your way into the industry. 

Courses

Master Your Craft

Explore our curated training library and create something amazing for your portfolio. There has never been a better time to possess a multi-disciplinary skill set in motion graphics. 

Michael Jones Portrait

Michael
Jones

$99

Learn how to create stylized 3D characters from scratch in Cinema 4D. This course emphasizes the full workflow of creating a 3D character. 

Modeling, UV unwrapping, texture painting, rigging, and animation. You will walk away from this course with technical knowledge of C4D and the ability to make appealing 3D characters.

Remington
Markham

$99

Blender is a powerful, and free, 3D platform. With new tools and a real-time rendering engine, Blender has become a premier tool for 3D artists. 

Remington Markham uses Blender to create beautiful 3D worlds with appealing characters. In this workshop he’ll walk you through the process of modeling, texturing, rigging, and lighting in Blender.

Nathan Duck

$149

Learn to model, light, texture, animate and render abstract motion design in Blender 3D. This course will guide you through 4 projects to level up your skills and inspire you to make better looking work. Study the technical and artistic secrets of one of the best Blender artists in the industry. 

Joey Judkins

Joey Judkins

$149

Bring your work to life with this character modeling and rigging workshop from Joey Judkins. You’ll learn everything you need to know to create an original character in Cinema 4D.

Joey will walk you through each step in a clear and concise manner. You’ll be able to unlock the power of C4D’s rigging tools and create compelling characters

Michael Jones Portrait

Michael Jones

$199

Want to learn Cinema 4D? This training guide will walk you through the basics and help you build up to more complex projects. Learn the pipeline from polygons to pixels and use C4D in your productions right away. Get support and feedback while you learn.

Join the MoGraph Mentor community and learn C4D today! 

Paul McMahon

$199

Creating high-quality 3D models in Cinema 4D depends on understanding a set of tools and a specific workflow. 

Paul McMahon of the RustedPixel will walk you through his 3D modeling process so you can unlock the potential of your 3D work. Go beyond basic shapes and start creating more complex 3D models.

Elevate Your Skillset

Explore our next level workshops now that you’ve got some foundational concepts covered. Learn to master hard surface modeling, rigging, and art direction with this selection of high-quality online 3D animation courses.

Refine Your Portfolio

These courses are designed to help you elevate your work, now that you’ve covered many of the basics. Going deeper into texture painting, rendering, and production techniques is a great way to stay sharp and enhance your portfolio of your work.

Nejc polovsak

$49

This is for intermediate to advanced C4D users who want to add more techniques to their own work. This project breakdown will cover every shot in the film and how it was built inside of Cinema 4D, Houdini, X-Particles, TurbulenceFD, Redshift, Forestor, and After Effects. Level up your 3D skills today!

Jesus Suarez

$149

Improve and speed up your 3D renderings with this dedicated course to photoreal rendering and texturing in Cinema 4D & Octane Render.

This workshop, created by 3D artist, Jesus Suarez, will provide models and textures and teach you how to achieve photoreal rendering using the Octane Render engine.

Remington
Markham

$149

Making more unique 3D textures gives you more control in look development. The suite of tools from Substance is essential for 3d artists.

This guide created by artist Remington Markham will show you how easy it is to make unique, stylized 3d work using the substance suite of tools.

Yeti Pictures

$199

Yeti Pictures is an award-winning studio led by Tony Zagoraios and Thanos Kagkalos, Yeti creates stunning 3D projects. This workshop will show you their process, both technical and artistic. You will learn the key principles they use to create beautiful 3D work. You’ll create your own 3D style frames to put into practice the training they have worked for months to prepare.

Bundle Up!

Some of these courses make sense to take together. Learning to do hard surface modeling is a great prelude to using a tool like Substance Painter for more refined texturing. We are offering a $150 discount for those hard core students who want to tackle both courses.

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Paul McMahon &
Remington Markham

$279

Learn how to create clean and beautiful stylized 3D models from the best 3D modeling workshop out there. Join Paul in this Cinema 4D ultimate guide to stylized 3D modeling.

Then let’s learn how to make your models stand out with amazing texture work. Join Remington in his studio to learn Substance Painter.

Resources

Resources, Rigs & Scene Files

Dig into our collection of resources to help you create work or simply experiment. Our list of resources includes free animated textures, 3D rigs, and scene files.

MoGraph Mentor

$49

Handcrafted, drag-and-drop design assets across media types. This Studio Art Asset Pack is for any motion designer who loves that mixed-media style.

  • 700+ High-Quality Assets
  • Animated Loop
  • 11 Media Categories
  • Ready for After Effects, Photoshop, and C4D

Remington
Markham

FREE

Start practicing your 3D character animation skills with this free, premium blender character rigs.

Michael Jones Portrait

Michael Jones

FREE

Practice 3D character animation with these free, premium rigs made for Cinema 4D. These rigs will help you work your way from simple, to more complex. Bo, the ball, is rigged for advanced squash and stretch controls. Iggy, our bi-ped ball, is rigged for more advanced poses with tons of controls.

Remington
Markham

FREE

Bring your MoGraph Renders to the next level with our free MoGraph Texture Pack! It includes 33 free textures and 6 patterns to mix up your textures.

Blog

Blog & Tutorials

Explore our blog and tutorials to learn more motion design tips, tricks, and news.

Tips on How To Make Your Animations More Realistic

Tips on How To Make Your Animations More Realistic

Many animators struggle to bring their creations to life when attempting to instill realism in their work. If you’d like to make your animations appear …

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Top Animation Software To Use for Beginners

Top Animation Software To Use for Beginners

Starting on the path to becoming an animator can seem intimidating at first. However, with the right tools, you can simplify the animation process to …

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The Core Elements of Quality Visual Storytelling

The Core Elements of Quality Visual Storytelling

Telling a tale is the root of visual animation. Discover the core elements of quality visual storytelling and what to remember when you’re designing your world.

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Ways To Create Better 3D Environments

Ways To Create Better 3D Environments

Having high-quality environments can go a long way towards making 3D animation really stand out. Discover diverse ways to create better 3D environments.

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Paper Animation Technique In Adobe Animate

Paper animation technique in Adobe Animate. This tutorial covers how to animate a piece of flying paper in Adobe Animate. This frame-by-frame animation has a …

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Why Texture Is Important in Graphic Design

Why Texture Is Important in Graphic Design

Can graphic design make someone want to reach out and touch it? Learn how using texture in graphic design is important for making your work really pop.

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