Have you ever imagined incredible scenes of animated characters, but you struggle to get your animation to match what you see in your mind? In this course, 12 Principles of Animation in Maya, you'll learn how to improve the quality of your animation. First, you'll explore the foundation principles to understand how to design movements that have acceleration, deceleration, and believable trajectories. Next, you'll discover intermediate animation principles that focus on performance and body mechanics. Finally, you'll dive into advanced animation principles that focus on presentation, communication, and design. When you've completed this course, you'll not only have a more thorough understanding of the 12 principles of animation, but also how to apply them as solutions to problems you encounter in your own work. Software required: Maya.