Monday, June 29, 2020
Saturday, June 27, 2020
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
"Simplified Drawing for Planning Animation is packed with information about drawing the human form in a simplified way, for animators, illustrators, character designers and comic artists. It emphasizes simplified structure, balance and posing with sequential images."
I'm covering my old 1999 edition but the 4th edition "is an updated version with more character design information and animated examples from planning notes.", so make sure to check it out here.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Monday, June 22, 2020
Friday, June 19, 2020
Don't fall into the trap of just opening an animation rig and starting to animate with it. A rig pose is not a character pose. Think about the headspace, the emotional state, the situation, etc. that your character is in and work on that defining starting pose.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
This Acting Analysis for Animators takes a look at Hulu's "The Great" and covers character quirks, reaction shots, shot composition and much more! And it's also a fantastic show you should watch!
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Part of the "Things I Like" playlist, let's unbox and take a look at the Star Trek Deep Space 9 XL Edition (Eaglemoss Hero Collector), because why not?! I love Star Trek and this station design has always been fascinating to me. If you haven't watcched DS9 yet you should, one of the best Trek shows out there!
You can get it here at Eaglemoss: shop.eaglemoss.com
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Monday, June 15, 2020
Friday, June 12, 2020
Here's a progression reel of the first shot of my "I'm Walking Here" clip. This is probably the only clip I fully animated straight ahead from start to finish, improvising each beat on the go.