Next Class Begins June 23rd








12-week Private Mentorship

LIVE 1-on-1 Reviews | Twice a week

NEXT START DATE | March 10th, 2024

Finally create a demo reel shot that will get you noticed.

By application only. 3 seats available.

This is the most comprehensive 3D animation course you will find online:

46 Hours in 187 Lessons and growing!

You will learn:
Body Mechanics
Unreal Engine and Games Animation
Creature Animation – quadruped and flying
Motion Capture Animation
Cartoony Animation
Python for animators
Workflow alternatives + more.

Fast-track your journey with this all-inclusive course that consolidates
multiple subjects that you’d have to enroll in multiple courses elsewhere for its equivalant.

What You Get

1:1 Zoom Mentorship 2x Week

Optional Group Call 1x Week

$500 worth of Kitbash3D sets

Over 130 On-Demand Lessons

Student Testimonial

Student Animation

Apply Below

Next Session Begins June 23rd 2024

What Is Your Level Of Animation?*
How many hours per week can you devote to learning and practice?*

If you don't have time for live reviews, they can be recorded, but I prefer to give live reviews if our times allow.

How much are you prepared to invest to become a 3D animator?
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A successful applicant will have a demo reel that demonstrates: a simple walk cycle, a pendulum, and an animated constraint.

If you do not have these on your demo reel I recommend enrolling in Beginner.

Transform into a professional 3D animator.

Your journey continues here.

No fluff or filler lessons. Dense and focused.

Get the most out of the limited time you have. Geared toward career switchers.

All Online

Learn from the comfort of your home and work at times convenient to you. Trying to switch careers? This was made for you.



Focused lectures with no filler. Each week’s practical lectures inform your challenge to complete. All from working professionals.


Step-by-step commentary of instructor created animation of your challenges and weekly concepts.


Weekly challenges For the first 3 weeks then we get into demo reel shot work you submit for the instructor to review.

Download Maya & Project Files

Student License of Maya, rigs, and environments are provided to complete weekly challenges.

2 x Weekly Reviews

Private reviews 2x/week. If you cannot attend they can be recorded and sent to you.


Weekly Office Hr

Drop-in during open office hours on Sundays during the 12 week period.

Past Reviews

Watch a past student  challenge review to see other’s mistakes before you make them in your challenge.


Lifetime Access

Unlike most online or in-person programs you will have lifetime access to the teaching material and updates to review and refresh when you need it.

14-day Money Back

After the first two weeks, if you think the program’s not a good fit, get your money back. Click for terms.

Your Animation Journey Simplified

Most schools over segment their instruction with too many courses. Animator’s Journey streamlines your animation journey into only 3 modules: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced.

Premium Course

Created to get results. This is not just about learning animation, but learning to become ‘production-ready‘ for a job in the animation industry.

Lucas Ridley

Hi, I’ll be your instructor and mentor for these programs. I currently work as a Lead Animator, have 12 years experience in big and small studios in VFX, commercials, and games industry. I have been teaching for 5 years.

I’ve worked on Avengers: Infinity War, Ready Player One, Transformers: The Last Knight, Disney’s Aladdin, Disney’s Little Mermaid, The Last of Us Part 2, and many more. My previous online courses have taught over 80,000 enrolled students! I created Animator’s Journey to provide more personalized and private mentorship opportunities especially for those looking to switch careers into 3D animation like I did.

I look forward to working with you!

14-day Money Back Guarantee

If you don’t think it’s a good fit for you after 14-days you get your money back. Risk-free to enroll. Click for terms.


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