Articles

  • Get Classy @ #Stoopid Buddy Stoodios!

    By David Derks on April 30, 2014
    For all you fans of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, they’re back again offering stop-motion character animation classes for aspiring animators! Last year’s class was such a huge success, and they are expanding to multiple classes this term! For more information click here.
  • New #Blog Post from Andreas Deja

    By David Derks on April 15, 2014
    In the latest blog post from animator Andreas Deja, the character designs of the Goons from Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty is examined in full detail. To view the blog entry click here.
  • #Animation Blog

    By David Derks on March 14, 2014
    TheAnimationBlog.com is dedicated to the wonderful world of animation. Hector Cortez, founder and editor-in-chief of the website, provides users with animation news, reviews, trailers, short films and classic cartoons from decades past. If you’re looking for animation from major studios, as well as content that’s off the beaten path, this blog is for you. If you need to get in […]
  • #Student #Animations Website

    By David Derks on February 28, 2014
    Student Animations is a site is dedicated to being a helpful resource for students studying animation. At this site, students have an opportunity to have their work published at the site. Shorts are chosen based on their overall quality. For instance, if animation is mediocre but the lighting, modeling, and texturing are superb then it would be considered to have […]
  • #Ryman Arts at CSUF

    By David Derks on February 28, 2014
    Date: Saturday, March 1 Time: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm Location: Mihaylo Hall, California State University, Fullerton Explore the many career options and opportunities for a career in the arts! All Ryman Arts students, who attend classes at our CSUF site, will attend this Career Day. We invite and encourage students from our Otis College site to attend too, as […]
  • #Animated Runs and Walks by Felix Sputnik

    By David Derks on February 20, 2014
    Amazing series of animated run and walk cycles by Felix Sputnik . (aka Michael Schlingmann ) You can download the original HD  .mov file from his Vimeo page. Animated walks and runs from Felix Sputnik on Vimeo.
  • Focus on Hayao #Miyazaki

    By David Derks on February 8, 2014
    It’s hard to imagine legendary anime director Hayao Miyazaki needing to be any more lauded than he already is. Over 95 percent of Japan’s population has watched one of his movies, people see uploading his films to the Internet as being the fast track to popularity, and he’s even got a celestial body named after him. Really, though, after seeing the quality […]
  • Blog on Submitting #Portfolios

    By David Derks on January 23, 2014
    When an art student graduates from college and starts looking for a job or an internship, the process can be daunting. One question always crosses their mind: how should pull my portfolio together? A great portfolio can make a lasting impression on prospective companies, which can be good or bad depending on what you’re presenting. Current Flavor on Tumblr answers […]
  • Andreas Deja: Notes from #Disney #Animation

    By David Derks on January 21, 2014
    Andreas Deja is a Polish-born German-American character animator, most noted for his work at Walt Disney Animation Studios. His body of work includes serving as supervising animator on characters in several Disney animated films, including the Disney villains Gaston from Beauty and the Beast, Jafar from Aladdin and Scar from The Lion King. Andreas currently has a blog that discusses […]
  • Seven Golden Camels #Animation Blog

    By David Derks on January 20, 2014
    If you’re looking for a blog that discusses simple techniques and sophisticated design in the art of animation, Temple of the Seven Golden Camels is for you. With so much information available to artists at the click of a mouse, this blog is definitely one destination you’ll want to keep in your favorites. Mark Kennedy, a storyboard artists based in […]