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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…

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2D & Animators & Blogs & Learning

John K – Power of Inbetweens and Accents

One of the biggest problems I see in newbie animator’s work is never savoring the moment. It’s all moving all of the time, never resting on any particular idea. You have to stay in the moment of the scene and never reveal what is coming next. The character doesn’t know, so your audience should not know either. Give the viewer a moment to relish in that idea and the accents you bring to the poses. John K addresses this on…

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Babies in Color

Micheal Sporn posted on his blog a reconstructed board for the sequence eliminated from Fantasia. Baby Ballet was to be set to Chopin’s Berceuse. Sylvia Moberly-Holland was the principal designer of this piece and Mary Blair worked with her in many of the pastel images on the board. Check out the gorgeous images on his Splog…