In this course we will learn various animation tips and tricks to make more appealing character animation. This course will provide you with a sampling of tips and tricks collected by our animators. We will learn how to improve our animation using different tools such animation snapshot and motion trails. Then we will go over some simple ways of how to apply weight to a character, use silhouettes to strengthen poses, and add offsets to make our animations look more natural and less rigid. Software required: Maya 2009 and up.