Kahn Academy has created a new Pixar in a Box animation lesson for Merida’s hair from the Movie “Brave”. In this newest simulation check out how Pixar artists use science and math to simulate hair, trees, and clothing. And of course, you will get a chance to try out making hair as fabulous as Merida’s. Click here to check it out!
Last week, in AVID, we discovered a website that teaches computer animation. The website is called Pixar in a Box. It can be found on Khan Academy. It has everything needed to teach computer animation. It shows videos and guides it even has practice lessons. It also has quizzes so a person can fully understand what a person needs to do. If a person gets an answer wrong a person can watch the video again or practice more with the activities they have. It all starts with the lesson guides. From there, a person can practice virtual cameras, effects, patterns, rigging, animation, environment modeling, character modeling, and crowd rendering. There’s lots of stuff to do. If a person wants to do computer animation for a living I recommend Pixar in a Box because it is very helpful. I think it would be the perfect website to help a person if a person would like to do this for a living.
Want to try your hand at learning some of the skills needed to making your own animated film? Click here!
We can learn more than code at Kahn Academy. We can also learn how to use computers for animation. Learn to make particle systems, this technology was used to make the water in “Finding Dory”. Click here to start.
I just got this email from Kahn Academy. AVID 7 uses Kahn Academy a lot for a variety of different reasons but our favorite is coding. Below Kahn Academy is giving students a chance to learn how to make artwork that could be used to make animated movies.
Here is the link address if you need it. https://www.khanacademy.org/partner-content/pixar/pattern/dino/v/creating-patterns-pixar-in-a-box?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Pixar%20in%20a%20Box:%20Patterns%20Launch%20Tests&utm_term=All%20Users