Friday, June 25, 2021

TECHNICAL vs CREATIVE Notes - Tips on what to focus on

Do you struggle with animation notes you've received? How do you determine which ones are important and which ones are open to discussion? This video focuses on the differences between technical animation notes and creative animation notes and how you can navigate through this maze.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Mare of Easttown (HBO Max) - Acting Analysis and Tips for Animators - s1ep2

Today's Acting for Animators takes a look at the HBO Max series "Mare of Easttown" (episode 1, season 1) and covers timing based on emotion, physical injuries driving contrast, character composition and much more! If you want me to work with you on your animation implementing these ideas check out my workshop!


Wednesday, June 23, 2021

How To Think When You Draw (vol.4) - Review (Book Flip Through)

Checking out the next volume of the "How to Think when you Draw" book series! It's not an animation book per se but still very useful in terms of design, reference, character and creature design, layout and composition and much more! Highly recommended for animators! Check out their Twitter to stay up to date on their Kickstarters and their frequent tweets of tutorials: Here's my book review of "How to Think When You Draw (vol.1)": Here's my book review of "How to Think When You Draw (vol.2)": Here's my book review of "How to Think When You Draw (vol.3)": And here's the Etherington Brothers' blog: Plus their page with tutorials: Here's the playlist of all of my reviews: Here's the Zelda skateboard animation:

Friday, June 4, 2021

THE BEST audio site for Animators! - GETYARN.IO

Are you trying to find a specific audio line in a movie or TV show? Then check out Yarn! It's a great site for animators who are researching dialogue lines!