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Samurai Jack Tribute

Nice use of the Shogun 2 soundtrack. Love this šŸ™‚

Digital Tutors Blog

Really enjoying the Digital Tutors blog at the minute. They post up some great articlesĀ rangingĀ fromĀ motivational techniques, professional interviews to just flat out tips and tricks for all disciplines. I know it’s obvious, but it’s so easily forgotten that even during busy times at work it’sĀ vital toĀ have aĀ break and return to … Read More

Michael Holzl Showreel

Wow, so impressive. Great variety and some parts are so well done you’d question whether it was animated if it wasn’t already featuring in a reel:

Doug Dooley Reel

Wow…just wow. This guy should be so proud of the work he’s produced, so many iconic pieces in there. Enjoy:  

Cartoon Brew: Foodimals Animation in “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2”

Found @Cartoon Brew So good, really enjoyed the first film and can’t wait for this. Would love to work on something with this much variety. Just a link to the video I’m afraid, has restrictions: https://vimeo.com/76568214

Micro Mayhem

Awesome stop motion short film. Boys(or girls) and their toys: Micro Mayhem! from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios on Vimeo.

Puppeteer on PS3

Looks so lush! I reckon it would of been great fun to work on this. Definitely one to play with my daughter when she gets a bit older: Found @ Spungella

Marcellis Wentz Halo 4 Reel

Really nice reel, some fantastic 1st person animations in there: Marcellis Wentz – 2012 Gameplay Animation Reel – Halo 4 from Marcellis Wentz on Vimeo. Found @ onAnimation

Myosis

Another outstanding short to come out of Gobelins l’Ć©cole de l’image. In a medium in which we see a lot of recycled and re-skinned material, it’s refreshing that the work that comes out of this school is not only artistically outstanding but full of imagination. So often Ā rules/conventions/reality when coming … Read More

Miyazakitopia

Mentally busy at work right now, so the few amount of posts I do make has become….well….even fewer. Still have time for joys like this though:  

3D Artwork

Some one sent this round at work, there’s a whole bunch of them if you click the the image. They’re all absolutely wonderful, however I still get that instinct that I get when watching 3D films of wanting to peer round them and then being disappointed!

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

Absolutely love this, well worthy of it’s oscar nom:  

Links added

Added a few more links to my ever growing list. I’m really enjoying Andreas Deja’s blog at the moment, mainly due to the beautiful artwork he’s posting up like below:  

Animation Insiders

I rememeber reading about this book a while back and wanted to get it then. Well they’ve just released it as a free e-book http://www.squeezestudio.com/animation-insiders/ So much great info in there

Defective Detective

Love this:

Animation Quality vs. Quantity ā€“ the great debate!

Great posts on this subject @ Jason Schleiffer’s blog. Found via spungella

Great Blog – Flooby Nooby

Some great info on there. There’s a section at the bottom of the home page called ‘Resources for Animation Artists’ , awesome collection of helpful tips and advice.   Found via animators resource

ā€œThe Pirateā€ by Meindbender

Fantastic style: The Pirate from river/Petra Monheim on Vimeo. Found @ CartoonBrew

I could waste a lot of cash here…

Check out these Found @ Spungella

Simon’s Cat

Another great Simon’s cat short:

(Notes On) Biology

(notes on) biology from ornana films on Vimeo. Found @ animatorsresource