AnimationAugust 28, 2015Leave a comment

A Tale of Momentum & Inertia – CG Animation

This video is an example of an excellent animation film. Lessons independent animators can learn from this video: It is short – Takes less time to make. Simple premise – Only has one character. It is funny – Humor is always easier to sell. “A Tale of Momentum & Inertia” is by HouseSpecial, a Portland-based

AnimationJuly 11, 2015

Terry Gilliam on Cutout Animation

Use the limitations of cutout animation to your advantage.

AnimationMarch 15, 2015

Pikachu Vs Team Rocket

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

AnimationMarch 7, 2015Leave a comment


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 a fantastic job balancing the styles of the background and characters.. The colors have a good contrast. And The three-dimensional clay looks good against the

Student FilmsJanuary 3, 2015

Handmade Sunset

A great animated sunrise and sunset from a 15-year old student. They did a fantastic job, and the