Specialized On-Demand Motion Design Workshops
MoGraph Mentor wouldn’t be the premier online motion graphics school without exceptional online motion design courses to support its curriculum. Alongside our motion design mentorship classes, we also offer additional resources and hold numerous online motion graphics workshops.
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Foundational skills of design & animation
Are you new to the field of motion design? Then this online course is designed for you. This will provide you with an overview of the disciplines you need to study to master motion design.
We’ll look at animation and design principles and how they relate to motion design. We’ll also get you up and running with project files and software demos.
This course is dedicated to getting motion designers up to speed on using Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator.
This course will cover drawing, digital painting, mixed media design, flat vector illustrations, and more.
Great motion needs great sound. Learn how sounds are made, what makes good sound design, and designing in Adobe Audition.
Training from the team at Impossible Acoustic will show you the best practices and techniques to create and mix sound design to your visuals.
The purpose of this course is to help you understand the process of Observational Drawing & Painting. This can help you improve dramatically with form, perspective, value, and color. Motion Designers who want to improve their Art Foundation should consider getting out their paintbrushes and following along.
Grow your 2d skills
Learn traditional animation using Adobe Animate from animator Henrique Barone. Unlock your 2d work by understanding the process of traditional animation in a vector-based software.
Henrique will walk you through 3 projects that will help you understand his entire process.
Understanding the workflow and mind-set of creating illustrations for motion design execution. Illustrator Sara Wong, will show her technical process, but also discuss her process/mindset in crafting visual art that communicates the associated subject matter.
Create more compelling artwork for your portfolio.
Understanding the discipline of character design. Starting with a foundation in basic draftsmanship and progressing to figure drawing, we will take a multi-week journey in exploring this discipline.
You will learn basic drawing techniques and hear from the world’s top character designers at Disney Animation Studio.
This course is for beginners who want to become better illustrators. Learning to draw with proper perspective and shading is a useful skill for motion designers.
Steve Savalle will walk you through perspective drawing, shading basics and using real analog tools to improve the look of your sketches.
Kirk Wallace has a unique approach to creating appealing 2d characters for animation. His artistic process is brought to you in this exclusive workshop.
You’ll learn exactly how Kirk creates beautiful characters. If you want to create better-looking 2d characters for your animations, then this workshop is for you.
Karen Kuo is a Visual Development Artist at Dreamworks TV. In this course, she will focus on developing a scene painting. This workshop is for anyone who wants to create better artwork and illustrations for their work.
Karen will also show you the fastest way to develop scenes with convincing environments.
Colin Hesterly is a director with an emphasis on animation and motion design. He has directed spots for many of the world’s biggest brands. This course is all about his approach and process to directing ads and pitching clients.
Along with Director Colin Hesterly you will work through the entire process of scripting, storyboarding and designing.
Introduction to Adobe Animate
Adobe Animate has become an indispensable tool in 2d animation production. The ability to animate in a vector-based workflow is powerful and flexible for motion designers. TJ Peters will teach you the basics and walk you through the creation of your own animation.
Unleash your 3d work
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!
Learn how to create stylized 3D characters from scratch in Cinema 4D. This course emphasis re-creating 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.
Creating high-quality 3d models in Cinema 4d depends on understanding a set of tools and a specific workflow. We will show you how to master this process.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mastering UV Textures in Cinema 4d
Making beautiful textures for 3d is the fastest way to give your work an original look. This workshop is dedicated to UV Texturing workflow. Go from 3d to digital painting and back to 3d, for final light & render. Paul McMahon of the RustedPixel will walk you through his UV texturing process so you can unlock the potential of your 3d work.
Mastering Cinema 4d Production Techniques
Do you have the basics of Cinema 4d down? Do you want to make your 3d work more compelling and dynamic? This workshop created by artist Handel Eugene, will guide you through his processes and show you his techniques. You will also learn how Handel incorporates the highest quality standards of art, design, and photography into his 3d work.
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All the techniques, workflows, and processes needed to start from the ideation of your original character, all the way through to a fully animated shot.
We are combining two of our most popular workshops and offering this bundle at a discounted rate.
This compilation of courses is designed with motion designers in mind. You get everything you need to improve your illustration skill.
Create better animations and more compelling pieces with the illustration bundle.
This compilation of courses is designed with 2D artists in mind. You get everything you need to improve your character design skills.
Learn the fundamentals of character design and create more appealing and original characters.
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.
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
Start practicing your 3d character animation skills with this free, premium blender character rigs.
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.
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.
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