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Giveaway: The Art of Monsters vs. Aliens

To celebrate the 500th follower on Twitter, we’re digging into the prize closet and giving away a free copy of the book The Art of Monsters vs. Aliens! This giveaway has two ways to enter, so enter twice and double your chances! *Please note, contest is now closed! Thanks for entering!*

A huge thanks to everyone who has followed us via Twitter @AnimatorIsland and for stopping by weekly to read the articles here on the website. We hope you’ve been enjoying them and learning a lot! To win The Art of Monsters vs. Aliens, all you need to do is one of two things:

  • Between now and May 10th click on the “Tweet This!” button on ANY Animator Island article and share your favorite info with other animators.
  • Leave a comment on this article (make sure you include a valid email address to be contacted if you win!)

You can enter using either or BOTH methods. Comment and tweet and you’ll be entered twice! Full rules and regulations can be found here.

The Art of Monsters vs. Aliens features over 190 pages of full color artwork, models, concept art, and interviews from the films’ creators. There’s also a forward written by Stephen Colbert.

Good luck, and tune in next Monday for more animation tips, tricks, and secrets! *Please note: Contest is now closed. Congrats to winner Zach Bova, and thanks to everyone who entered!*

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  1. Awesome giveway! Congrats on hitting 500 in Twitter!


  2. Mahesh says:

    Thanks for the supercool articles …hoping for more series of articles… :)

  3. Kelly says:

    Congrats on hitting 500!! I am glad to be one of the lucky animators amidst that number, thanks for all the helpful tips and tricks!!!

  4. Sabina says:

    Congratulations on 500 followers.
    Hope to read more great articles in the future :)

  5. Sabina says:

    Congratulations on 500 followers!
    Hope to read more great articles in the future :)

  6. Zach says:

    What a great way to celebrate your 500 followers! There are so many awesome animation resources on this site, I can’t wait for the new articles.

  7. Mowanie says:

    I follow your posts religiously. Thanks for all the awesome and cool info!

  8. Robert M says:

    Yeah this site deserves more followers and I’m glad to see that it’s been slowly gaining more! Congratulations on 500 followers!

  9. Miss Cephalopod says:

    I’m an animation student and I frequent this site religiously. I’d love to take part 😀

  10. TrefleMeilleur says:

    Awesome !
    keep Going ! Always love articles

  11. qrs johnson says:

    I’m keen on the tricks and tips that Animator Island usually provides, but I won’t wave a finger at giving back to the community 😉 Keep up the great work!!

  12. Kevin Lam says:

    Just discovered this site, awesome work! Congrats on 500 followers!!

  13. Alicia says:

    Congratulations on reaching 500 followers :) – I look forward to many more posts :)

  14. Negm says:

    I said it before and I’ll say it again, you guys are awesome :) One of the best resources on the web

  15. Negm says:

    Ive said it before and I’ll say it again, you guys are awesome and hands down one of the best resources on the web.

  16. Kyle Bernard says:

    Oh wow awesome! Congrats on 500!

  17. Donald says:

    I am not surprised that Animator Island reached 500 followers. I mean this site is a huge inspiration for my artwork and my Bachelor’s degree in Animation. Congrats!!

  18. Edwin Cheung says:

    Congrats on 500! Don’t know why I wasn’t following your twitter before, but now I am!

  19. Gunnar Orn Thordarson says:

    Congrats on 500!

  20. Katharina says:

    Nice! Congrats on 500!

  21. Paul says:

    Even the possibility of adding a great book to my library will not entice me to Twitter. This will have to do :0)

    Congrats. Here’s to the next 500!

  22. Jimenho says:

    Jumbo awesomeness, congratulations on 500 followers! The amber nectar of anim reference!

  23. chuck says:

    I consider, what it is, great to own. Sign me up.

  24. pmac says:

    Nice one!

  25. Girl F. says:

    Will probably be back to get more. Thank you

  26. Adam says:

    Thanks for all of the tutorials, they are a big help!

  27. Nacho says:

    Thanks for this awesome blog! Keep up the good work!

  28. Kurtis says:

    Congrats! Awesome giveaway!

  29. Chris E says:

    Always great stuff! Thanks for the informative content.

  30. Charlie Heinrich Jr. says:

    Congrats on 500! Awesome…even Chebacca likes it!

  31. Marc says:

    Congrats!! Your site is amazing, thanks for the content it helps me a lot to improve my animation.

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  33. Alex says:

    Good for you!