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.
Let’s take a look at Arthur Christmas and see what we can learn from this unique and clever film – from clear action sequences and tight story structure, to small acting details that took this film above and beyond our initial expectations.
Okay guys, so our last FMX 2016 article covered some specific tips to consider when creating characters for your films. Now we’re going to look at some general story creation advice that you should keep in mind from conception to final product. Ready? Here comes some more lightning quick tips expanded on from advice given by FMX speaker Christopher Lockhart in his lecture Could Your Story be a Movie?:
A visual library is one of the most powerful tools to improve your art and animation. Find out how you can build yours that will make your work more believable and awesome! Also, I talk about how to analyze animation.
There are mistakes we repeat again and again while drawing characters with realistic proportions. Here are 7 pointers that will help you to stay on track – without actually knowing complicated anatomy facts.