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  • 3 Tips on Achieving an Awesome Animation Performance
    By: Leigh Rens

    Jul
    2015
    02
    Leigh Rens Animation Performance

    We have an awesome post from long time mentor and WETA Digital animator, Leigh Rens! Leigh talks about 3 unique tips on how to approach your animation from philosophical ideas. This adds a whole new dimension to your character's acting performance. Read, ponder, and go animate!

    - The Animation Mentor Crew


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  • How to Animate Quadruped Walk Cycles with a Jurassic World Animator
    By: Steve Cady

    Jun
    2015
    16
    Muybridge Cat walk

    We have an awesome "how-to" tutorial from our veteran mentor and Hybride Lead Animator, Steve Cady! From preparation, blocking, to clean-up, learn Steve's workflow on how he would animate a quadruped walk cycle. Read, get inspired, and animate that creature!

    - The Animation Mentor Crew


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  • 6 Steps to Beat Procrastination
    By: Paul Allen

    Jun
    2015
    04
    Animation Procastination

    Hello Animation Procrastinators! You know who you are. We all do it, cleaning up your desk before a big project, watching your favorite TV show when you know the deadline is tomorrow, but as artists we need some semblance of organization in our lives to really achieve our goals and aim towards our dreams. Paul Allen, veteran mentor and pro animator from Reel FX gives you awesome advice on how to stay motivated to finish your animation. A must read for all animation slackers!

    - The Animation Mentor Crew


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  • Polishing Dozer: Creature Animation Demo with ILM Animator Peter Kelly
    By: Animation Mentor

    May
    2015
    26
    Peter Kelly Dozer Demo Creature Animation

    Hello Creature Animators! We have a special little demo by Peter Kelly, Lead Animator at Industrial Light & Magic and mentor, as he walks through his animation shot of Dozer. Watch, learn, and go animate that creature!

    -The Animation Mentor Crew


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