Art and Design

Story and Animation of “In A Heartbeat”

By loading the video, you agree to YouTube’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock YouTube 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.

Character Design Practice: Shapes

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!

Are You Using Reference Correctly?

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?

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