Animations

Legend of Pipi

Featured A look into original animation Legend of Pipi and some of its composition techniques. Intro to composition for artists/animators and some interesting psychology behind why art gets organized in certain ways. Rule of Thirds, Golden Spiral, and more! Legend of Pipi – A medieval fantasy animation about a silly cat with round eyes.Official Legend… Read more »

Smiling Friends

Smiling Friends is everything you miss about independent animation.

Centaurworld

What happens when you hire two different animation studios to animate the same horse?

Mayhem #111

Creation of hand painted animation backgrounds and cels.

Love, Death & Robots #105

How some of the realistic 3D and stylized 2D animations were created in Netflix’s anthology “Love, Death, and Robots.”

Miraculous Ladybug #104

How and why Miraculous Ladybug started out as a dark 2D anime but became a cute 3D children’s show.

Steven Universe + Onion Skin #102

The process of animating an episode of Steven Universe, what it’s like working at a studio with guest Onion Skin, and results from the offhand drawing challenge.

Season 3

A new season of Scribble Kibble.

GinjaNinjaOwO + Amino #97

GinjaNinja’s journey through every fandom, MAP, and animation meme you can imagine – and beyond!

Eddsworld #93

I’ve never seen Eddsworld until now. Bacon included after credits.

Banana Cat #92

Compare an animatic with the final animation alongside a bouncy, floppy banana cat.

Ernest & Celestine #90

This fantastic all-ages movie features watercolor animation made in Flash with handmade watercolor backgrounds.

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.

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.

Saga of Rex #77

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

Gildedguy vs Bog #75

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

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.