Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The Iron Giant Crew/Gag Reel (1998)

Great to see this footage of Warner Feature Animation taken during the production of The Iron Giant. The animation tests are a lot of fun! Adam Dotson animator extraordinaire who was a CG Animator on the film was kind enough to upload it!

Friday, August 19, 2016

Cartoon Legends Speak: Diversity and History of Animation SDCC 2016

A panel featuring great artists including Disney Legend, and first African-American animator hired at Walt Disney Studios, Floyd Norman (The Jungle Book, Monsters, Inc), first African-American animator to get a screen credit and award winning illustrator Ron Husband (The Rescuers, The Little Mermaid), Japanese-American and Inkpot winner Willie Ito (Lady & the Tramp, The Flintstones), Jane Baer (Sleeping Beauty, Roger Rabbit) and Emmy Award winning Mexican-American Phil Roman (Sleeping Beauty, The Simpsons) discuss their careers, their futures, and how diversity has played a role in their artistic lives. Moderated by Leslie Combemale of Animation Scoop.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Aaron Blaise: Horse Run Cycle Breakdown

Aaron Blaise posted this excellent horse run cycle cheat sheet today on his Twitter feed. Great reference! Also, checkout the animated cycle below.

You can follow him on Twitter here: @AaronBlaiseArt

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

PetaPixel: Understanding Basic Compositional Elements

Check out this great article on PetaPixel featuring basic composition elements and staging. It's a short and simple breakdown with solid examples and commentary.

// Understanding Basic Aesthetics in Photography