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Join my Dragon Animation Masterclass - Study at your own pace!

The Dragon Animation Masterclass – 12 Week – Independent study course


One of the most incredible and highly anticipated courses out there! Join Jonathan Symmonds who was the Lead Animator on the Game of Thrones, as he takes you though a 12 Week, action packed course where you will learn everything there is to learn about animating a Dragon!

What will i Learn?

  • Introduction to the rig and how a dragon moves
  • Understand the fundamentals of flight
  • Create your own set of flight cycles and build up your library
  • Learn how to animate a character on a path and landing
  • A much better understanding of weight and timing
  • Landing a dragon and moving into a roar
  • Behavioral shifts in creatures during action
  • Asset library build and layered animation design
  • Learn how to take-off an extremely heavy creature
  • Camera switching and scripting cameras
  • Basic lighting setups for final look with Light Rig
  • Playblasting techniques and fine-tuning animation
  • Learn how to animation a Dragon Walk Cycle
  • Learn how to animate and cut an in-scene camera

Mauritius Office

Sophoria VFX Studios
Pope Henessy Street, Henessy Tower
Port Louis, Mauritius, 1112-08


My Visual Effects Studio

SOPHORIA is a full service visual effects company. We offer our clients production work including Design, Editing, Animation, Storyboarding, VFX for commercials, feature films, television shows and Interactive Virtual Reality.

Our clients include advertising agencies, directors, broadcasters and retail production houses. We specialise in photo-realistic work but also collaborate with creative solutions to 2D, concept design and integrating VFX into pre and post-production media.

We also offer compositing and Title Sequences to our clientele and we enjoy working closely with producers and directors from all over the World. We are based in the UK but if needed can deploy a team to work with our partners in a preferred location.

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Welcome to my Online Portfolio

My name is Jonathan Symmonds and I am a 3D Digital Animator. I have been in the film industry for over 18 years now and have had the opportunity to work on some of the greatest films of the century. I freelance in my spare time so if you would like me to do some work for you, 2D or 3D, please feel free to get in touch with me and we can arrange something depending on my availability.
I will soon be releasing my own animation study course, so please stay tuned for that.  If you would like to read more about myself and a little history, then click here.

If you would like me to do some remote or freelance work for you then please get in touch.I hope you enjoy my work, please feel free to leave a comment as you pass through.

Thanks again for visiting!

Jonathan Symmonds.

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