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 »
How this anime uses art to stress social anxiety.
Smiling Friends is everything you miss about independent animation.
This show’s animation is good enough to make the perfect bad example.
What happens when you hire two different animation studios to animate the same horse?
Creation of hand painted animation backgrounds and cels.
How some of the realistic 3D and stylized 2D animations were created in Netflix’s anthology “Love, Death, and Robots.”
How and why Miraculous Ladybug started out as a dark 2D anime but became a cute 3D children’s show.
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.
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A new season of Scribble Kibble.
GinjaNinja’s journey through every fandom, MAP, and animation meme you can imagine – and beyond!
How one of my favorite animators animates faces.
I’ve never seen Eddsworld until now. Bacon included after credits.
Compare an animatic with the final animation alongside a bouncy, floppy banana cat.
This fantastic all-ages movie features watercolor animation made in Flash with handmade watercolor backgrounds.
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.
A film about marriage and goals lets us talk about 3D animation and color scripts in today’s episode.
It looks like a hose and it moves like rubber! Rubber Hose Animation
Bones and bone tools in this animation with history-inspired art and story made by Nina Paley in Moho.
A cartoon by Rachel Kim that uses a loose animation style and classic backgrounds.
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.
A Toon Boom animation with its own saga, made by a very enterprising VFX animator!
An excellent fight animation that shows how spacing in animation makes great action sequences.
Investigating a sneaky scene from Nichijou that switches between 3D and 2D animation.
Animating to sell toys and combining 2D effects with 3D animation for action-packed fight sequences.
The C2C Delta music video deals with shadows in 2D animation.
One of Don Hertzfeldt’s earlier cartoons that inspired a generation of nonsensical animations and memes. Rejected is made with a rostrum camera.
Dreamworks crushes and spits on their animated horse movie Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.
Witness the insanity of making your own series for TV with Lloyd the Rock’n Unicorn.
How do you make a great pilot episode for an animation series? See Final Space, a rare example of an independent animation pilot that made it.
A glimpse into the future of animation in VR with this Gorillaz music video.