Upcoming Workshop: Get Shot Done
Create the highlight of your demoreel
Do you want to create a fantastic shot for your demoreel to really impress a studio?
Or do you have an idea you always wanted to animate?
Start 2018 by creating your best animation yet. Learn how to polish your concept, acting and animation in this exclusive workshop.
6 online meetings over the course of 4 weeks starting February 3rd
save 25% until January 15th
In this interview with Ed Hooks we explore acting, the importance of a creator’s personal touch, independent animation and some lessons we can learn from Walt Disney, Robert DeNiro and… Bill Clinton.
How do you become an animator? Should you go to animation school? How can you teach yourself and improve your skills? What animation software should you use? Live webinar from December 30th.
We had a blast discussing your fantastic animations and demoreels at the first Animation Feedback Event. Two hours full of critiquing, tips and tricks… If you missed it, there will be another one. In the mean time, watch the replay!
A while ago the beautiful animation short film “In a Heartbeat” went viral. A great opportunity to learn for our own projects. In this video we have a closer look at the story and animation of this heartwarming film.
Commissions are a great way to improve your skill, build an audience, and share your talent with others. Today we’ll take a look at art commissions and why (plus how) you should consider giving them a shot!
The song “You’re Welcome” from Disney’s Moana has some really interesting animation in it. Let’s learn from the masters and see what you can do to improve your own work!
Designing characters around base shapes for contrast and appeal is a time-tested tradition among animators. Today we’ll go over that process and then leave you with a free worksheet of shapes to transform into characters, improving your art and design skills!
At Comiccon 2017 in Germany, Tom Bancroft was so kind to give us some advice on how to improve the quality of designs and animation.
Artists work to capture the magic of life and transpose it onto a canvass. Whether the medium is animation, digital illustration, charcoal drawings, or any number of other art styles, reference is key. But many animators are using reference incorrectly. Are you one of them?
Can you make it in the VFX/Animation industry? Do you need to go to school for it? Can you live from the money you make? What is it like to work in the industry? Check out this in-depth interview with VFX artist Christian Bohm and join the discussion in the comments!