Animator Chiara Porri is pretty prolific in sharing her knowledge and offering tips for aspiring and seasoned animators alike. Check out some of her tutorials for animating a head turn, or tips for animating a run cycle, or watch her workflow for creating a stylized female walk. In her most recent bid, Chiara offers insights, tips and techniques that she uses to put that last bit of polish on a scene and refine animation.
With this intermediate tutorial, Chiara shows how she finalized a shot by refining her animation. She covers moving from blocking, to making everything more fluid. This is done through polish, curves, adjustments to the spacing, offsetting keys and adding some details. Great stuff! If you are learning animation, Chiara has some great foundational stuff too.