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How to Make BIG Changes to Your Polished Shot

This tip is huge. Honestly. At least for me, and my workflow, it's massive. The concept is simple, but it's truly essential. I have...

5 Steps for the Beginner Painter: How to Get Started

When it comes to art, lots of people stop before they’ve even started because they think they don’t have enough natural talent be a...

Do You Need Natural Talent To Be A Good Animator?

We asked former student, current mentor, and Blue Sky Studios animator Dan Segarra, “Do you need natural born talent to be a good animator?”...

Why Your Animation Needs Contrast, Part 1: Posing

What's contrast? Well, on your TV, your digital camera, or in Photoshop, it's the amount of grayscale that exists between black and white. But...

New Workshop Alert: Intermediate Storyboarding

Because of the overwhelming popularity of Storyboarding Fundamentals since it’s launch in 2015, we’ve added another chapter to the story (see what we did...

Are you ergonomically correct?

As an animator, or animation student, you likely spend a LOT of your time at a desk of some kind—which can be surprisingly bad...

3 New Animation Mentor Workshops!

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...

10 of the Best Animal and Creature Animation Posts

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...