Spine Workshops

Book an on-site or web-based workshop lead by Esoteric Software’s top animators to get your team up and running, learn about advanced techniques, or help with requirements specific to your company.

Spine workshops combine theoretical knowledge transfer with hands-on practice. Pick one or more modules from below and send us a workshop request!

Pricing

We charge $120USD per on-site unit and $75USD per webinar unit. For on-site workshops, we bill all travel expenses in addition to the workshop cost. Travel expenses are heavily dependent on your location and the number of days the tutor has to stay. Upon receiving your request, we will send you a quote with the total cost of the workshop.

Requirements

  • Laptop or computer capable of running Spine for each participant (Spine licenses will be provided for the duration of the workshop)
  • Broadband Internet connectivity for each participant
  • On-site:
    • Room for the duration of the workshop capable of hosting all participants
    • Projector, minimum resolution 1080p, HDMI input
  • Maximum of 20 participants per workshop

Modules

Every module is composed of one or more units of 45 minutes each, with a 10 minute break between units.
Check the modules you want in your workshop and send us a request below!

Main modules

BEGINNER BASIC COURSE

Beginner Level

This two day workshop is ideal for beginners without previous experience in 2D skeletal animation.

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DAY 1
9:00 - 9:45 Presentation of Spine
The layout of Spine
The workflow of Spine
Slots and Images
10:00 - 10:45
11:00 - 11:45
Exporting from Photoshop
Importing in Spine
12:00 - 12:45
Basic Animation
13:00 - 13:45
Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:45
Setting up a character from scratch
15:00 - 15:45
16:00 - 16:45
Basic animation on the new character
Recap of Day 1 and questions
17:00 - 17:45
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DAY 2
9:00 - 9:45 Meshes
10:00 - 10:45
Skins
11:00 - 11:45
IK Constraints
12:00 - 12:45
Transform Constraints
13:00 - 13:45
Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:45
Paths and Path Constraints
15:00 - 15:45 Setting up meshes on a character
16:00 - 16:45
17:00 - 17:45
Setting up weights on Raptor
Recap of Day 2 and questions.

SPINE FOR ANIMATORS

Intermediate Level

This 1 day workshop is ideal for professional animators with previous experience in skeletal animation. Combine this module with one or more advanced modules below!

Temporal Slots
DAY 1
9:00 - 9:45 The workflow of Spine
Slots and Images
Exporting from Photoshop
Importing in Spine
10:00 - 10:45
11:00 - 11:45 Setting up an advanced character from scratch
(meshes, weights, constraints)
12:00 - 12:45
13:00 - 13:45 Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:45 Animating the new character and improving the rigging
15:00 - 15:45
16:00 - 16:45
17:00 - 17:45 Recap of Day 1 and questions

Plus modules

Custom Module

Is your use case not covered above? No Problem, bring your own questions! We’ll prepare material to walk you through.

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