Friday, November 19, 2010

Interactive Puppet Using Xbox Kinect

Well this is just too cool! Could you imagine using a camera like this when creating video reference for animation? Amazing!

Tangled Clip - 'Horsing Around'

This is a great sequence from Tangled! Love the personality animation in the horse Maximus!

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Hat Lieberman On Storyboarding via TheArtCenter

Josh 'Hat' Lieberman recently posted some great staging/storyboarding material on the 'Art Center Blog'. Also be sure to check out his blog for more story crafting goodness!

Hat Lieberman On Storyboarding via TheArtCenter

Josh 'Hat' Lieberman's Blog

Monday, November 08, 2010

Designer Massimo Vignelli

This is a great short documentary featuring legendary designer Massimo Vignelli. Some of the important points he makes can also be applied to animation and filmmaking. Hence the importance of studying all types of art forms because it can only enhance and enrich our abilities as animators. Here are a few highlights:

Lines last longer.

Details last longer.

Good design lasts longer.

Train yourself to have vision, courage, and determination.

'You should not have a fear of failure... but courage to fail.' -- Massimo Vignelli

'Bedknobs and Broomsticks' - Animal Football Sequence

I hadn't seen this in years! Talk about gags on top of gags! Love the goalie gorilla! A couple of the nine old men worked on this as well.

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Friday, November 05, 2010

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Tuesday, November 02, 2010