Saturday, December 15, 2018

Searching for Bobby Fischer - Acting Analysis for Animators

Today's Acting Analysis for Animators takes a look at an older movie called "Searching for Bobby Fischer". There are three sequences I'm using as examples for thought process and acting moments that fall outside of the "audio" guideline and which give you the opportunity to add your own acting moments and choices.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Animation Blocking - Sound as Reference - part 7

Part 7 of the Animation Blocking series covers an animation workflow that I feel is criminally underused. It's quick, you don't need help, you can do it all yourself and you can use it in a simple way or go crazy. I'm talking about making sounds as timing reference. This can work for movements and physical actions but also internal monologue.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Take Shelter - Acting Analysis for Animators - part 3

Continuing the Acting for Animators analysis with part 3 of "Take Shelter, I take a look at how different body poses and gestures can create contrast in characters. Also, the movie is awesome.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

100 Frame Animation Contest Fall 2018 - Announcement

The 100 Frame Animation Contest Fall 2018 Edition

is upon us! The contest starts in one week, next Thursday! You got one week for 100 frames, any rig, any style, any medium, with or without sound, music, etc. The topic will be announced next week!

Full announcement here:

Animation Workshop Lydia Mikkers #3 (2015)