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  • 3 New Animation Mentor Workshops!
    By: Animation Mentor

    Aug
    2018
    09

    We’re SO excited to announce that we’ll have not one, not two, but THREE new workshops starting this Fall! Our primary goal is always to help our students become better artists through expert mentorship, a great curriculum, and an amazing community of students and mentors—and we’ve designed our new workshops with those goals front and center. Now, without further ado, here’s what you can look forward to in the Fall!


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  • 10 of the Best Animal and Creature Animation Posts
    By: Animation Mentor

    Jul
    2018
    18

    You probably know by now that animal and creature animation are 100% essential for your demo reel if you’re hoping to get hired as an animator. To help get you started on improving that demo reel, here’s a round-up of some of our best articles written by top dogs in animation who’ve worked on projects like Jurassic World, Guardians of the Galaxy, Game of Thrones, and more!


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  • Pro Animation Tip: Don’t Forget About the Shoulders!
    By: Dana Boadway-Masson

    Jul
    2018
    11

    When you think of showing emotion in animation, what's the first thing that pops into your head. The face? The eyes? Those are definitely important—but shoulders are actually just as important and useful for animators trying to show emotion! Here are some essential tips for effectively animating shoulders from mentor Dana Boadway Masson, owner and director of Killerjellybean Animation!


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  • Recipe for Success: Baking Your Animation Cake
    By: Shawn Kelly

    Jun
    2018
    13
    AnimationRecipe

    Let’s face it—we will never know everything there is to know about animation. Animation is EVERYTHING. It's the entirety of human existence boiled down to its essences and stylized and recreated and molded and sculpted into something that audiences can connect with, laugh at, learn from, and cry with. So, is that overwhelming? Of course it is! But don’t panic. Just follow this recipe for success, and you’ll feel better in no time.


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