Studio series: Creating Creatures for Animation.

PHOTO 101: Character Design for Animation

PHOTO 102: Creature Design for Animation *

MAYA 201: Modeling Creatures for Animation

MAYA 202: Rigging Creatures for Animation

MAYA 301: Creature FX for Animation *

MAYA 302: Animating Creatures for Motion Pictures *

MAYA 303: Animating Creatures for Interactive Multimedia *

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.―Nelson Mandela

Author: Dane Aleksander, computer animator and CDO at Animat Habitat · graphic artist in Halifax, Canada.


Animat Habitat studium is published in part for all students of animation, and to advance the craft of wildlife visual effects for interactive multimedia and motion pictures. For a studio workshop or scheduled program, please contact: inbox [at]

* Curriculum is in development.