2D & Learning & Nuke & Software

After Effects to Nuke 101 – A Tutorial by BenQ

Many of my students lean on After Effects and it is quite easy to learn but also Ae has limits once you learn the basics of compositing. Ae is a good as a general application. If you are serious about compositing you should really learn Nuke. This video is sponsored by Benq. This is a brand new series specifically created to help you transition from After Effects to Nuke. In this first video we do a basic introduction to get you…

Animated Shorts & Animated Television & CG & Funny & Inspiration

Black Holes

The butt jokes just keep coming… Black Holes Kickstarter Campaign to fund Season 1 (10×22 min): Black Holes is a satirical animated series about space conquest, the meaning of life and proctology. It chronicles the journey of Dave The Astronaut and his partner, an intelligent melon, as they embark on the first-ever human mission to Mars. This short film is a proof of concept which premiered at Sundance 2017. Available w/ French, Spanish subtitles.…

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Acting & Blogs & Learning & Resources

Comedy For Animators

There is a great blog called Comedy For Animators… check it out! The goal is to teach animators about the art of physical comedy as practiced by the masters. About Comedy for Animators Intended for animators, story artists, writers and development executives, Comedy for Animators is a book written to introduce you to the remarkable art of physical comedy.   If you want to make  funny cartoons, it’s critical to understand this unique history of characters and stories.   Animation teachers have long told…

2 1/2 D & 2D & Animated Shorts & CG & Inspiration & VFX

After Practice

Nice work, just needs to bend at the ball of the foot more… but, really nice job! I was really inspired by the painting “After Practice” by @guweiz … So I recreated it in 3D and animated it. 😋 #autodeskmaya #chaosgroup @chaosgroup #aftereffects #magicbullet #starglow #cgi #3dart #animation #rainyday #umbrellas #cats #city #cityart #art #toomanyhashtags #seecgee A post shared by Neil Tolman (@roguefx) on Feb 10, 2017 at 7:00pm PST Super cool 3D animation (with sound!) by Neil Tolman based on…

Inspiration & News & Oscars & Stop Mo

My Life as a Zucchini – OSCAR NOMINEE TRAILER

My Life as a Zucchini follows a young boy called Zucchini. After his mother’s sudden death, Zucchini is befriended by a police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home, filled with other orphans his age. At first he struggles to find his place in this at times strange and hostile environment. But with Raymond’s help and his newfound friends, Zucchini eventually learns to trust and love, as he searches for a new family of his own. Brought…