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Character Creation Tutorial Bundle
Do you want to learn how to create your own 3D character? You can now pre-order my tutorial bundle where you will learn how to make a 3D model. How to create a uv map and texture. How to build a rig and how to animate your character. You van get a Early Bird discount if you pre-order now. The tutorials will be released at the end of March. You will also get access to all the workfiles and the Pikin rig!!
Improve your chances to get hired!
Most schools and online courses teach you how to become great at one skill. Being a specialist is great if you want to work in a big Hollywood studio but it can take a long time before you are hired by a studio like that. If this is your goal it is important that you gain work experience. You can decide to work for a smaller studio or as a freelancer. If you try to get a job like this, you will be better off if with a broader skillset.
Portfolio and Demoreel
Get the attention of studio’s by creating a fantastic portfolio or demo reel. In my eBook I shared a lot of valuable tips and trick on how showcase your work in the best possible way.
A little bit about me
My name is Nanda van Dijk, and I’m a freelance character artist. My company website Anim.nl. I’ve been working in the animation industry for over seven years now. My specialties are character animation, illustration, modeling, rigging, layout animation and storyboarding. After working on television commercials, video games, and feature films, I now like to share some of my knowledge to help my fellow artists. If you want to see my latest work be sure to check out my Demo Reel.
Some examples of my personal and commercial work:
Feature Films I’ve worked on:
Request personal feedback
If you request a feedback video, I will look at your work and provide you with helpful feedback to improve your character design, 3D model, rig or animation.
I will record a video for you where I will give you tips and tricks and make draw-overs to show you what you could do to improve your work. The video will be about 10 to 20 minutes long.
We all love to watch beautiful illustrations and be inspired by them. A fantastic place to watch incredible illustration is the Facebook group: the Character Design Challenge! This is a character design contest with a new theme every month. This time the theme was Alice in Wonderland. I joined the contest and in this article I will
This week I finally launched the new Character Creation Guide website. I have been working on this website for a while now. After working on three feature films last year I finally found some time to focus on my tutorial website. I am working on the first tutorials that I will launch on this website. In
For my day job, I have to work with characters on a daily basis. But I almost always work digitally. I model and animate digital 3D characters. But sometimes it is fun to work analog and model characters for real. It is so much fun to be able to touch your work, look around it,
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🐣 Just four more days and I will release my first tutorial bundle!! 🐥This will be a complete tutorial bundle on how to design, create and animate a character. Get it now for an incredible EARLY BIRD price of only 20 euro! The price will never be this low again! * Share this video if you like what you see. * Or tag a friend that might find this interesting. I really appreciate all the help to spread the word of this tutorial. <3 for a link to my website, check my bio! #artistoninstagram #tutorial #3danimation #character #characterdesign #modeling #rigging #2danimation #art #chick#cute #animal #timelapse #makingoff #learning @charactercreationguide #charactercreationguide
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