Aug
13-13

Is It OK To Mix Animation Styles

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When making an animated project, more here, be it a movie or series, there is one key factor you must ALWAYS remember and a rule you should follow: that the animation be as good as it can be. Make sure you use a good color scheme, that everyone and everything has a good design, and [...]




Jun
16-13

How To Choose An Animation Artist

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How To Choose An Animation Artist Where To Go To Search For The Best Artists Around Essentially, there are two types of animation videos. On the one hand, you have newer artists and animation designers. These are contemporary voices of animation cinema that are currently working on new material and who have been around the [...]




Apr
17-13

How To Draw Japanese Style Animation

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When it comes to art, it is very easy to get pulled into the anime and manga style. If you are someone who wants to learn how to draw in this style, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, remember that there is no such thing as a simple, single anime style. [...]




Nov
12-12

Animation Evolution – Japan Invades the West

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One of the earliest and most successful American cartoons was a little something called “Gertie the Dinosaur.” Gertie was a short animated film produced by Winsor McCay in 1914 and, many could argue, that it set the precedent for what American cartoons should be. Chuck Jones (Looney Tunes), Tex Avery (Porky Pig) and even rather [...]




Jun
05-12

Should You Hire Someone To Color Cells

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What it all boils down to in the end is whether you would rather spend time or money on the cells you have drawn. For those on a budget, hiring someone to color the cells may not be an option, but if you can it really is worth considering. Hiring someone to color your cells [...]




Jun
01-12

When To Color Cells In Animation Projects

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Adding color to cells is the last step in the hand animation process before committing to the final film. There are two different sets of cells in hand animation and each is colored differently. Character sketches are drawn by animators. Once the drawing is final, each sheet is handed over to a coloring artist. The [...]




May
30-12

Choosing The Best Colors For Animated Works

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One thing that many new animators do not take into account when they start animating is the design aspects of how things are going to look when piecing animations together. It can mean an animation that is congruent and well received or an animation that does not meet well with the intended audience. So what [...]




May
27-12

Animating Feature Length And Short Films

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If you have good artistic skills and an interest in the field of animation, there may be a calling for you in the business of animated films. Be they feature length or short or theatrical, straight to DVD or for television, there are a great many animated films in production these days and they all [...]




May
23-12

Top Fundamental Aspects Of Good Animation

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When making an animated project, be it a movie or series, there is one key factor you must ALWAYS remember and a rule you should follow: that the animation be as good as it can be. Make sure you use a good color scheme, that everyone and everything has a good design, and movements are [...]