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December 2016 Tutorials
01
Dec
2016
December 2016 Tutorials
by Adriana Blake
Tips and motivation for observational sketchbook drawing during the holidays (if you get around to it!) :)
November 2016 - Animation Community Events
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Nov
2016
November 2016 - Animation Community Events
by Bianca de Guzman
Join the animation arts community at these events this month. Updated regularly.
December 2016 Tutorials
01
Dec
2016
December 2016 Tutorials
by Adriana Blake
Tips and motivation for observational sketchbook drawing during the holidays (if you get around to it!) :)
November 2016 - Animation Community Events
01
Nov
2016
November 2016 - Animation Community Events
by Bianca de Guzman
Join the animation arts community at these events this month. Updated regularly.
November 2016 Tutorials
01
Nov
2016
November 2016 Tutorials
by Adriana Blake
Two different approaches to the story process, and great advice on creating an animation pitch bible.
October 2016 Tutorials
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Oct
2016
October 2016 Tutorials
by Adriana Blake
A common mistake when animating walk cycles, animators can be great children's book illustrators, and clever uses of negative space.
September 2016 Tutorials
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Sep
2016
September 2016 Tutorials
by Adriana Blake
Drawing heads tutorial, free online courses from Pixar and Khan Academy, and a free 2D animation software
August 2016 - Animation Community Events
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Aug
2016
August 2016 - Animation Community Events
by Bianca de Guzman
Join the animation arts community at these events this month. Updated regularly.
August 2016 Tutorials
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Aug
2016
August 2016 Tutorials
by Adriana Blake
Thinking of forms instead of lines when drawing, downloadable Photoshop action for line isolation, and Pixar's open-source Universal Scene Description software
July 2016 Tutorials
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Jul
2016
July 2016 Tutorials
by Adriana Blake
Using establishing shots, step-by-step on how to design a set for an animated film, and a free digital art program!
June 2016 Tutorials
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2016
June 2016 Tutorials
by Adriana Blake
How to construct feeling in a pose, the importance of animation style guides and figure drawing resources.
May 2016 Tutorials
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May
2016
May 2016 Tutorials
by Adriana Blake
Tips on how to approach perspective, background design for better staging and how to apply atmospheric perspective to give depth to your composition
The 2016 Award Winners
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Apr
2016
The 2016 Award Winners
by Jasmine Wang
Our award jury had some difficult decisions to make, but they displayed great, some might say Solomon-esque judgement in their picks for the 2016 Taffys.
My Friend, the Creative Director of Gravity Falls
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Apr
2016
My Friend, the Creative Director of Gravity Falls
by Amir Avni
Titmouse animator and TAAFI Programmer, Amir Avni, shares how he knew TAAFI 2016 guest and Gravity Falls creative director Michael Rianda before he was cool.
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