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Tips on Acting for Actors, Animators and Directors : CG Filmmaking, Drawing, Modeling, Animation, Texturing, Lighting & Rendering Acting for Animators A Weekend Workshop by Ed Hooks 1) Always remember where the character is coming from. Fix the moment before your scene. What profession am I? Waiting for a bus? 2) Important quotes from Disney: Karen J Lloyd's Storyboard Blog And we’re back! Here’s Part 2 of the interview I did with Pixar Story Artist Matthew Luhn. You can find Part 1 of Matthew’s interview here. Enjoy. So I animated a couple of the army men shots on Toy Story and it was very difficult. But the great thing about the experience was that in the room right next door was the story department.

More Great Kurtzman - Pigtales composition 17 More Great Kurtzman - Pigtales composition 17 I love how dynamic Kurtzman's staging is in these comics. Lots of odd angles. Not easy to draw! 51 Great Animation Exercises to Master Quickest way to improvement? Practice. It’s a simple bit of advice that rings with absolute truth. Forums - Animation Training by a former Disney Animator... I really want to give back to the animation community here. I've been a member of 11 Second Club since it was the 10 Second Club (before the year 2000). I really love the community it's grown into! This competition has helped me to really hone my skills, and pushed me to become a better animator.

Animation with a moustache Posted on March 17, 2014 | Leave a CommentFiled under Animation Having moved back to London to work on a really cool cartoony game I can’t talk much of for now, I am currently focusing on life drawing and painting most of my evenings. London is probably the only place in the world where Life drawing classes happen pretty much every day.

The Power of Posing Head over to Vanity Fair for a great article by the photographer Howerd Schatz. He photographed actors at his studio in a series of roles and dramatic situations to reveal the essence of their characters. My top three are: Become a Professional Character Animator When I was 12 years old, my parents took me on “The Magic of Disney Animation" tour at Walt Disney World, where I saw REAL Disney Animators creating real Disney Animation. Less than 10 years later, at the age of 22, I became one of the youngest animators ever hired by Walt Disney Animation. That day, I was just a child who formed a dream of working as an animator for Disney. That dream turned into a goal, and that goal turned into a burning desire that wouldn't let me stop until I achieved it. This isn't just a course on “how to animate" or "how to become a character animator". This is a course on how to achieve your biggest dreams!

The Art Resource Anonymous said: can you give me some tips on how to draw teeth ? cyborgraptor: ashbet: *wry laugh* Unless you have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome — my daughter and I both winced/chuckled at that remark about the fingers “not being able to bend back too far.* Hers can almost touch the backs of her hands, because they bend backward to that degree. (With that said, it’s an excellent tutorial on normal-human-being hands, for people who aren’t absurdly hypermobile!) kelpls: Toon In… to the World of Animation The AniMazing Spotlight website is full of information on this year’s festival, coming up in just 3 weeks, September 4 & 5, at Woodbury University, in Burbank. Visit their web site at, then click the big white panel at the top of the Home page, with Lou Romano’s Juggler, which he designed exclusively for the festival. Clicking this panel takes you to their Festival page.

Guardian Animation Training Program You’ve heard people say “use it or lose it” but did you realize that also applies to your animation? Just as any athlete would train for his sport, we as animators need to train for our art. This training is not done in large leaps or big projects. They are simple, seemingly repetitive exercises done on a regular basis.

Every Frame a Painting This is the first of two new videos today. Watch this one first. Off the top of your head, could you sing the theme from Star Wars? Speaking of Animation » Archive for year 2011 I had a chance to check out this past weekends animation offerings and I must say that I was thrilled with both. First was the Toy Story short Small Fry that is playing in front of The Muppets. This is the first animation I’ve seen from Pixar’s new studio Pixar Canada. It came out great and for a short the quality was right up there with the film. The story was fun and very entertaining. I can’t wait to see more out of that studio.

Animation Competition SplineBomb Sorry for the wait – but we have our winners! Without further ado, they are: 1st place – Szabolcs Siklosi