Animator Chiara Porri Shares Her Female Walk Cycle Workflow

Ever wanted to know what goes into key framing a female walk cycle? You’re in luck! Italian freelance animator Chiara Porri really loves to animate. We are all lucky that she also loves to share her passion with others, so we can all learn from her 10+ years of experience in the animation industry.

If you are getting started with animation, a proud moment is your first walk cycle. Cycles can post a bit of a learning curve, as there is a lot going on in a few short frames. Then the climb to add character and style to walk cycles are on another level completely.

This is partly the topic of Chiara’s latest tutorial, where she shows her personal workflow for creating a female walk cycle. There are some great nuggets of info in this one.