Recreating the fuzzy, lineless art style in an animation by Temmie Chang.
How to make three different types of lip sync for your animations.
How the game Transistor builds animated cut scenes out of detailed illustrations.
The two most important parts of writing an animated short: characters and world, both done well in an unexpected animation about sheep.
Inspecting bad writing in a semi-abstract animation about a tiger.
Learn how to save time making your own animations from a laughably idealistic McDonald’s anime.
Motion capture applied to animation.
A digital cartoon series made to look like an 80’s cartoon that features Star Fox characters.
How to make a bouncy animation like Mystery Skulls – Ghost.
A music video reminiscent of Scooby Doo with characteristically bouncy animation.
I share my secret stash of free, legal music for for-profit videos.
Comparison of an original inspired animation to Hayao Miyazaki/Studio Ghibli movies.
Posterized style animation. Explanation of rotoscoping and using references.
April Fool’s Day
Hand drawn watercolor backgrounds in an animation that mixes frame-by-frame and puppets.
How to animate with the After Effects puppet pin, overlap, and starch tools.
Disney’s movie Zootopia. Writing is as important as the animation itself.
3D and 2D mixed together in one sexy music video. Magic fingers. Symbolism. Knee blemishes.
A wolf goes to get her pup back from a hunter.
The real rules of fair use and fan art, not the misleading slosh you hear on the internet.
Beware this addicting 2D pixel art game and its animated sprites.
Everything you need to know about copyright.
A lively interpretation of a 3D game as a 2D cartoon. It’d make a great series!
A fun episode about “bad” animations with guest Antony C!
How VivziePop creates colorful characters and cartoons in TVPaint.
An animation made entirely in the free program GIMP.
Dragons animated in Flash, Photoshop, and After Effects.
What you can use to start animating.
Drawing by hand on paper gives your animation personality.
A look into Flash animations by one of my old inspirations, Vinnie Veritas.
Frame-by-frame animation and color define this extreme short film.
The pilot episode of Scribble Kibble talks about Flash animation puppets.