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  • Be Brave: 7 Ways to Overcome Your Insecurities for Animators
    By: Dana Boadway-Masson

    May
    2016
    13
    Be Brave: How to Overcome Your Insecurities

    Today, studio owner and beloved mentor Dana Boadway-Masson touches on the topic that every animator struggles with. Throughout her career, Dana has had the great fortune to work alongside some of the most talented creative professionals in the world. But as we all know, creative work is always a struggle, and the ability to innovate comes with a plethora of fears and insecurities needed to overcome. In her post, Dana shares the lessons that have helped her deal with insecurity directly and maintain that sense of innovation in the ever-changing world of animation.

    - The Animation Mentor Crew


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  • Meet Mark Donald: DreamWorks Supervising Animator
    By: Animation Mentor

    Apr
    2016
    26
    Mark Donald animation supervisor

    Oh and Tip find the super chip in DreamWorks' Home

    We're so excited to introduce our new mentor, DreamWorks Supervising Animator, Mark Donald. We were delighted to catch up with him and ask him a few questions on what it takes to get started in the industry and about the amazing work he's done. Mark was recently nominated for an Annie Award in the category for Outstanding Character Animation in a Feature Film for his amazing work in Home. Get to know Mark, be inspired, and go animate!

    - The Animation Mentor Crew


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  • Boutique 23 Animation Rigs: Meet Filipo and Gumosa
    By: Animation Mentor

    Apr
    2016
    13
    Boutique23 Filipo and Gumosa

    As part of the Animation Mentor student experience, we make it a priority to make sure all our students are equipped with the right tools to bring their shots to the next level - one being the ability to tell stories that are brought to life with studio quality character rigs. Back in October, we linked up with Boutique23, the first online boutique for animation-ready original characters. The partnership with B23 has been nothing short of awesome and today, we are happy to announce two more characters for our amazing tribe. Check 'em out in action and tell your story with one of these characters.

    - The Animation Mentor Crew


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  • Keeping Your Character Alive: Making the Most of a Long Character Shot
    By: Keith Sintay

    Apr
    2016
    04
    Keith Sintay - Keeping Your Character Alive

    Well-executed animation is entertaining to watch. A big question we get from our students is how to keep their animation alive in the quiet moments. In this post, one of our beloved mentors and Industrial Light & Magic animator Keith Sintay, talks about the most critical elements for bringing your shots to life and how you can make your characters more entertaining in order to capture your audience. Read on and become inspired to make your animations reach newer heights!

    - The Animation Mentor Crew


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