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2D Animation: Animate Flying Creatures

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn how to animate the motions and anatomies of different flying creatures—from insects, to birds, to dragons.

The varying sizes and anatomies of flying animals results in different flying styles and patterns. For example, imagine a hummingbird's wings and flight path as compared to a crow's. This course demonstrates how to animate the motions of different flying creatures, from a tiny butterfly to an enormous dragon.


  • Welcome
  • Handout
1. Flying Creatures
  • Anatomy
  • Small birds
  • Medium to large-sized birds
  • Tiny birds
  • Insects
  • Dragons
  • Next steps

Taught by

Dermot O' Connor

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