All Episodes

Sahara: Netflix Original #89

Snakes breakdance in this terrible movie featuring a serpent who snorts sand and has a surfer dude voice. Details on how the trippy 2D/3D sequence in the middle of the film is animated.

Gaomon PD1560 #87

A small screen tablet with great colors that is actually portable!

Here’s the Plan #86

A film about marriage and goals lets us talk about 3D animation and color scripts in today’s episode.

Cuphead #84

It looks like a hose and it moves like rubber! Rubber Hose Animation

Diamond Jack #82

A cartoon by Rachel Kim that uses a loose animation style and classic backgrounds.

Masquerada #81

Live commentary on animation in the game Masquerada, an RPG where you run around in a mask and investigate the case of a missing person.

Gaomon S56K #80

You can’t beat the price, but this is definitely a tablet for beginners, as it lacks the professional control of tablets higher up in the price range.

Huion GT-191 #79

If you’re wondering if this tablet is as good as the one that’s 2x the price, it pretty much is.

Saga of Rex #77

A Toon Boom animation with its own saga, made by a very enterprising VFX animator!

What is a MAP? #76

All about Multiple Animator Projects, how to join, how to host, and their history.

Gildedguy vs Bog #75

An excellent fight animation that shows how spacing in animation makes great action sequences.

Huion WH1409 #74

This is the type of tablet I recommend for people getting their first drawing tablet and for artists who travel.

Nichijou #73

Investigating a sneaky scene from Nichijou that switches between 3D and 2D animation.

Bloody Bunny #72

Animating to sell toys and combining 2D effects with 3D animation for action-packed fight sequences.

C2C Delta #70

The C2C Delta music video deals with shadows in 2D animation.

Rejected #69

One of Don Hertzfeldt’s earlier cartoons that inspired a generation of nonsensical animations and memes. Rejected is made with a rostrum camera.

Spirit Riding Free #68

Dreamworks crushes and spits on their animated horse movie Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.

Kaizo Trap #62

It’s a trap! A look behind this genius animation by Guy Collins.

SIAMES “The Wolf” #60

Black and white music video “The Wolf” uses sakuga, positive space, and negative space to draw your attention.

Double King #59

A fun, fluid animation about a king. Lessons on “twinning” in animation and Flash’s pencil tool.