Smiling Friends is everything you miss about independent animation.
Topic: frame by frame
What happens when you hire two different animation studios to animate the same horse?
How one of my favorite animators animates faces.
How to animate in the rubber hose style of the 30’s like the game Cuphead.
It looks like a hose and it moves like rubber! Rubber Hose Animation
All about animation smear frames and smear cycles: how to spot them and how to draw them.
Digging for hidden animation gems. This one is about frogs and rainbow effects.
The book I recommend for animation is always The Animator’s Survival Kit by Richard Williams.
Hand drawn watercolor backgrounds in an animation that mixes frame-by-frame and puppets.
A wolf goes to get her pup back from a hunter.
How VivziePop creates colorful characters and cartoons in TVPaint.
Dragons animated in Flash, Photoshop, and After Effects.
Drawing by hand on paper gives your animation personality.
Frame-by-frame animation and color define this extreme short film.