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25 Helpful Tutorials for Lighting Effects in Photoshop Photoshop allows designers with unlimited possibilities when it comes to creative effects, including lighting effects. There are plenty of different ways to create lighting effects in Photoshop, and there are equally as many different possible uses for them. If you’re interested in learning more about how to create awesome lighting effects in your own work, here are 25 tutorials that can help. Looking for hosting? 3D Total - The cg artists home page | AWN Animation and visual FX studio BENT Image Lab produces a new broadcast spot for The Oregonian in newspaper stop-motion. As recipients of the 2013-14 Humanities Laureate Award, legendary animators The Brothers Quay are scheduled to speak at The DePaul Humanities Center On...

STOP MOTION NOW Recursos para animación: Guía en español El proyecto “Stop Motion Ahora” presenta recursos, técnicas y materiales educativos en enlaces con contenidos en inglés, gallego y castellano para que alumnos de educación secundaria, desde el nivel de 1º de la ESO a los bachilleratos, y también para docentes de ciclos medios y superiores de cualquier asignatura, no sólamente relacionada con la educación plástica y audiovisual, puedan facilitar al alumnado la creación de contenidos propios audiovisuales. Stop motion es una técnica de rodaje basada en continuas tomas fotográficas, donde cada plano varia ligeramente del anterior, creando así la ilusión de una animación, como en los dibujos animados y en los cortos con muñecos de plastilina.La animación se realiza cuadro a cuadro (frames). Por último facilito enlaces a webs con contenidos educativos relacionados con la enseñanza de la narrativa digital, el lenguaje audiovisual y la semántica de la imagen en movimiento.

50 Photoshop Tricks for a Fast-Paced Work Environment Are you a designer on a deadline? If you are, then I’m sure you can recall the last time you thought to yourself, “if I had a little more time, I could…” what? Polish that button? The truth is, however, that we designers will always be looking for more time to polish the one pixel that got away. Of course, since our go-to design tool in the office is Photoshop, we thought we’d share with you 50 simple Photoshop tricks and shortcuts we love using that can help trim excess spent time in your workflows. Important Note: The following require Photoshop CS5 and a Mac OS X. The Usual Keyboard Shortcut Suspects Memorize these shortcuts. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.Keyboard shortcuts for flipping foreground and background (X): Use this to switch between your current foreground and background colors located in your toolbar. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Customized Must-Have Keyboard Shortcuts These are a few useful customized keyboard shortcuts that for some reason didn’t make the cut when coming out in CS5. 11. 12. 13. 14.

Welcome to Trinity3d Animation & Visual Effects Stop Motion Silicone Skin 500g - 1KG - Animation Toolkit LTD Stop Motion Silicone Skin is an RTV based clear cure silicone. Based on a formula widely used in the animation industry, this silicone skin is mixed with 5% catalyst in order for it to cure (curing is 16hrs to 24hrs). Stop Motion Siliocne Skin is a soft and translucent material which is pigmented easily with oil based artists paints (available from art supplies stores). Download the Stop Motion Silicone Skin Fact Sheet here Contents: 500g Silicone kit + 5% Catalyst Key Characteristics: Pot life 90 – 120 mins Demould – 16 – 24 hrs High elongation and flexibility Good tear strength Easily Pigmented Precise reproduction Low shrinkage Specific uses include: Animation/animatronic skins. Tips and usage: Mix 5% catalyst by weight to silicone (best used on digital scales). Store silicone and catalyst in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and or extreme cold. When mixing with catalyst avoid creating air bubbles by folding to blend together. Slowly fold for approx 5mins or until fully blended.

Brandon Ray Email all inquiries to: or bray@brandonray.netMore commercial work samples @ In case anyone ever wondered, "What else has this guy animated besides Paper People Jokes," I've decided to slap you upside the head with a collection of some of my recent animated works (only my HD stuff... there's a lot of SD animations I've done, but I wanted this reel to be HD with no upres-ing). All animations created from 2009-2012 by myself, Brandon Ray." Thank you to all these musicians who put their music up as aCreative Commons Attribution License in the Vimeo Music Store (in order of appearance):"Pescatori di Perle. 30 Free Seamless Background Textures I get a lot of requests to release more seamless textures here on L&T, so this set is for you guys. It includes a giant selection of thirty repeatable textures ranging from paper to fabric to subtle grunge and noise. Each one of them is fully tile-able and will work perfect for website background or pattern overlays in photoshop. The zip file includes each texture in both 1200px and 500px sizes as well as a Photoshop .PAT file for easy integration. Enjoy!

11 Second Club - The Monthly Character Animation Competition Stop-motion Silicone, Stop-motion Puppet Parts, Custom Silicone Casting and Molds for Claymation, Animation, Stop Action Film, Puppeteers, Sculpting, Plastic Casting, Foam Latex, Armatures, Custom Props and Miniatures for Dollhouses, Dolls Stop Motion Animation - Creative and easy to do! STOP MOTION ANIMATION - Limitless creativity Stop Motion Animation is the art and craft of taking a series of images and then splicing them together in a series. Think of it as flipping through a picture book. Have you ever taken a series of pages or cards and drew a different image on each one and then flipped through the card rapidly? It creates a moving picture. (Above is a screen shot of a soldier animation I made. Here is the series of pictures I took to make this animation of the soldier. How to make talking figures in stop motion animation Ever wonder how they make the mouths move in an animation? Make a Camera Obscura The Camera Obscura is a curious device that goes all the way back to antiquity. Make a Phenakistoscope! A-Phena-what-a-scope? Make a Thaumatrope A thaumatrope is the very first example of the phenomenon of persistence of vision where images merge together. Make a Zoetrope A zoetrope is a fun little animation project. New Tutorial with animation - The DragonSlayer Skyrim