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Q&A with Artist Mike Mattesi, Creator of FORCE Drawing

Animation Mentor: Can you tell us about FORCE Drawing? Where did the concept come from? Mike Mattesi: My personal love of film, comics and entertainment...

Top 10 Animation Blogs of 2019: Tips, Tricks, & Interviews

2020 is here and so is a brand new decade! To start you off on the right animated foot, we’ve compiled a list of...

Animation Tutorial with Lead Reel FX Animator

We were so lucky to host Lead Reel FX Animator and mentor Jason Martinsen for a live animation demo with our Stewart Rig. It...

Best Animated Movies of the Decade: From ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ to ‘Into the Spider-Verse’

2020 is almost upon us and in honor of the wonderful animation we enjoyed the last 10 years, we thought it would be fun...

Animation Mentor Student Showcase 2019

It is with great pride and excitement that we release our 2019 student showcase! This year we have 19 shots from students representing 13 different...

New Workshop: Introduction to 3D Character Modeling

It’s like your birthday came early, isn’t it?? We’re equally excited to announce our newest workshop, Introduction to 3D Character Modeling, taught by Hong...

6 Key Things You Need to Succeed as an Animator

I love my job. I get to see students—who have a massive desire and passion to tackle their challenges internally and externally—make their dreams...

Q&A with Pixar Animator Luis Uribe

Interview in English AM: Can you describe your animation journey? How did you arrive at this moment in your career? LU: I grew up in Bogotá,...

Introducing Snip, a Brand New Animated Short

The Team Behind Snip Animation Mentor: Can you tell us a little about the creative group behind Snip? How do you all know each other? ...

Animation Mentor and Women in Animation Announce New Partnership

New Partnership Animation Mentor is excited to announce a brand new partnership with Women in Animation, an organization that is committed to promoting women in...