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  • Classic Villains of Animated Christmas Specials: Ranked
    By: Animation Mentor

    Dec
    2017
    06
    Snow Monster

    How do these yuletide bad guys hold up under actual scrutiny? Are they really bad or just Christmas-special bad? Who is the naughtiest on the naughty list? We took a look at the villains from 5 classic animated Christmas specials to see how they stack up. Spoiler Alert: These cartoons are WAY darker than you remember. You have been warned.


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  • Game vs. Film Animation with Riot’s Senior Character Animator Alex Lehmann
    By: Justin Owens

    Jul
    2017
    26
    Alex Lehmann

    Awhile ago I had the pleasure of sitting down with Riot Games' Senior Character Animator Alex Lehmann—that's him on the left—who also happens to be an Animation Mentor alumnus! Alex stopped by our office for a visit, and we started chatting about League of Legends, new character creation, animator opportunities in the game industry, and why he personally loves game animation more than film.


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  • Why I Learned Game Animation (And What You Can Expect)
    By: Ben Boyle

    May
    2017
    02
    Ben Boyle Game Controls

    I love watching feature films, but there’s something about interactive media that draws me in deeper. So, when Animation Mentor offered the Game Animation Fundamentals Workshop, I knew that was the next step for me! Then the Game Animation Combat Attacks Workshop came out so I took that too! Here’s an insider’s view on these workshops and what to expect.


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  • 7 Things All Animators Need to Start (or Stop) Doing Right Now
    By: Brian Mendenhall

    Apr
    2017
    26
    Brian Mendenhall Body Mechanics

    This post is a list of common mistakes that I see beginning animators making when doing body mechanics work. Hmmm, this kinda sounds like one of those “listicles" you see everywhere. I've never made one before. All you need is an obnoxious click-bait title and an arbitrary number of things right? I think I can handle that. Here are 7 things all animators need to start—or stop—doing right now! (Number 3 makes my eyes bleed.)


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