Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Competition Results from Rainy Vancouver


Hey Mexico!
Thanks to all who entered the Mii competition. The mystery woman was Buffy the Vampire Slayer - not Jesus or Michael Jackson. She died in Season 6 episode 1 and was resurrected in Season 6 episode 2! Diego was the winner and his luxury vehicle is being shipped as I write this. Thanks again for a great workshop and good luck to everyone.
Cheers,
Hilary

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Staging/Thumbnail Assignment

Using live action reference students had to analyze the motion and create key poses which are then timed to make a short scene. Here is an example from Kheri....

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Links To 2D Animation Software

Hey All,
Below are some links to 2D Animation software. Some of it is free and some of it is expensive. One thing to remember is that a lot of this stuff is meant for full scale productions (the price reflects this) so you probably don't need anything too fancy. Good Luck and Happy Drawing!

FREE
http://www.pencil-animation.org/
http://plasticanimationpaper.dk/



PAY
http://www.tvpaint.com/v2/content/article/home/
http://www.digicelinc.com/
http://www.toonboom.com/main/
http://www.blendernation.com/2007/06/03/pencil-2d-animation-software/
http://www.chromacolour.com/store/digital_animation_ca.htm