YouTube Production Skills Boot Camp

I was excited to be invited to take part in a YouTube Production Skill Boot Camp. From June 15


Terry Gilliam on Cutout Animation

Use the limitations of cutout animation to your advantage.


The Nicest Place on the Internet

The internet can be a scary place for creatives.
Connecting to people across the world has made it possible to communicate with other creatives, colaberate across the planet, get feedback from countless potential fans, and make businesses like mine possible…
After watching three or four “nice people” give their webcam a hug, I felt a little choked up.

3 Secrets To Being More Productive

This is a long video but has amazing stuff related to productivity.
This video is from a Ted Talk on how to be more productive.
The speaker is Darren Hardy.


Pikachu Vs Team Rocket

I LOVE THIS video. It is by a family who participated in one of our animation workshops. The



Above is a great claymation video made by four 17-year-olds during a workshop last summer. It is one of my favorites because of its great design. Design Balance They did an amazing job balancing the styles of the background and characters.. The colors have a good contrast. And The three-dimensional clay looks good against the


Are Facebook Ads a Scam

A recent University study found Facebook ads included similar “fake likes” as “like farms”. We mentioned before how “fake”


Never Buy Facebook Likes!

Starting a new Facebook page can be a depressing experience. Seeing your number of “likes” at 0, 10, or even 100 can be embarrassing. Especially when others in your industry have several hundred or thousands. There is a temptation to turn to the “Dark Side” of Social Media marketing. While I don’t see buying Facebook


e-Book Page Size

I am currently in the process of creating the “Learn to Animate” digital book I funded through Kickstarter.


The New Year Planner (a beautiful thing)

I write this late in the evening on January 26th. My toddler son is sleeping in his crib and my infant daughter in her swing. Before me is my 2015 planner. To write in a new planner is a thrilling event for me. Something about the potential of an entire year before me that makes