Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Story class

I'll be teaching "Story Development for Animation" next term at Concept design academy.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Witch color test

Playing around with the color before I get to the first page with the witch.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Rad how to

So, I'm starting a separate blog with just tips and tricks.

Rad how to blog

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

how to put down your lines

I never got a chance to work on panda, but this technique works great for this design.

So, some people asked me what I look for when I do film studies. Try pausing a Disney film and drawing the character like this. I would recommend starting with Mulan because it's really easy to understand. With some films, it's too hard to see under all the details. Also, any of the 1950's mickey mouse and goofy shorts are good as well.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

More on shapes

Here is some more information on shapes. This stuff is much harder to do. It fights every natural tendency we have as humans to evenly space things and make them the same size.