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3 Reasons Why Every Animator Should Master the Bouncing Ball with Ray Chase

Bouncing ball demo in Maya 2016 with ghosting tool turned on The famous bouncing ball exercise. So you’ve heard of this animation exercise, and may...

Are You Meant to be a Game Animator?

There are so many different types of games out there today across a wide range of delivery platforms and styles. From exploration and...

Sarge Reporting for Duty: An Animation Mentor Character Rig

Sarge is the final character rig included as part of “The Crew”, a spacefaring group of adventurers that includes Aia, Jules, Dozer, Hatch, and...

Circus Jam: Online Collaboration – The Making of the Future

The Circus Jam is an animated short film created with 120 artists from 23 countries. All development, modeling rigging and surfacing was done by...

Designing an Animation Character Rig: Meet Blip – The Newest Member of Our “Crew”

Today we’d like to introduce you to one of our newest characters: Blip! Blip is part of our exclusive "Crew" animation rigs which includes...

Animation Mentor Student Showcase 2015

We are so excited to introduce this year’s much anticipated Student Showcase for the world to see! 29 students from 14 different countries...

6 Things to Know About Maya 2016

This blog post is brought to you by our very own Justin! Justin is our talented curriculum director and a long standing member of...

6 Things You Need in Your Animation Survival Kit

Blue Sky Senior Animator and Animation Basics Mentor, Ray Ross has his very own 6 tips to keep you on your journey in becoming...