The Riot Games Super Art Power Hour

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Lana Bachynski is a Lead Animator in R&D at #RiotGames. Of course, if we showed you any of that work, we’d have to use the flashy thing on you. Luckily, Lana cut her teeth at Riot on the #LeagueofLegends PC team, and she knows a thing or two about animating champs. So sit down and strap up as she shows us how to make Akali go grrr.

The #RiotGames Super Art Power Hour is a quarterly, long-form educational segment spotlighting super art and super artists at Riot. For a deeper dive into the game art production pipeline, check out our So You Wanna Make Games?? series.

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42 Replies to “The Riot Games Super Art Power Hour”

Autodesk Maya has a tendency to not just crash but corrupt the file to the point it cant be salvaged. Save often and in different versions so Maya cant take out everything!

Soyeon sang supercarry for Riot recently and Ahri got a visual update and this video got uploaded hmmm Worlds is at Korea this year not suspicious at all! We for sure won't get K/DA comeback this year, right?

very nice! i'm not an animator but stuck through the entire video.
Interesting to hear this took *3 realtime hours, nice job to the video editors for getting it down to an hour 👍
Animation is truly something I never once complained about in LoL, an unsung part of the product but one that is simply very good!

Thank you for this video there are some great tips and I love seeing other animator's workflows. I feel validated by how much she has the graph editor open, I do that too

@ – "Everything looks perfect and then they sort of smooth things out as they go along."
@ – "I don't work like that, so it's going to look weird and bad for a long time" (с) LEAD ANIMATOR

If even the lead animator dont even care about how work must be, i scare to ask about others.
thats why we have bad af animations in game, just pause in every random skill of the new champs and u see how it bad. Woman at the lead always bad, its a fact.

Riot Games pls, Can u remake valorant mobile so we can't just run and shoot, this is just like another fps game on mobile, just run and lucky shoot, put more recoil when we walk, it's just my opinion

I'm going to check this out especially now that I have a better work-life balance 2023 job Lana seems to be very passionate and I'm sure have a ton of great content can't wait to check up on them.

i lovee these videos as someone who wants to work in the game industry they're very insightful but im conflicted whether to do game art because im good at art but im not that passionate with it or game animation but im a beginner to animation but super passionate about it

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