Become a better animator
Character animation tips, tricks and tutorials
Better character drawings with basic 3D perspective
Do the drawings of your characters look flat? Find out how to draw characters with depth and volume. In this tutorial for beginner artists we will use 2-point perspective as a guide to take 2D shapes and turn them into…
[Live] Animating a head turn with eye blink
A character turning their head is one of the 51 animation exercises for beginners. In this live stream we will go through the animation workflow step by step showing you how to animate a head turn.
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2D Animation for Beginners
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Bouncing Monster: Breakdowns
Good breakdowns can bring your animation to a whole new level. We take a close look at how they define the path of a motion and also dive into some advanced tips and tricks that make your animation smooth, fun and believable.
Magical Lightning VFX – How to make better magic effects than Hocus Pocus 2
How to make magical lightning effects really fun and memorable? Stray lines and a good choreography seem to be the most important ingredients. We compare the lightning ray VFX in Hocus Pocus 2 with the original 2D animated effects from…
More Animation Critiques & Animating Live
In today’s live stream we have a look at the top entries for the March competition of the 11SecondClub. We also continue the 2D frame by frame animation of Wizard Kitty and dive into the topics of timing and spacing…
Animation Critiques 11 SecondClub February 2022
In this live stream we rate and analyze short character animation clips submitted to the 11SecondClub.com competition from February 2022. There is lots to learn about strong posing, holding tension and an interesting time jump between cuts. FREE 2D animation…