Monthly Archives: September 2017

Perfection a la ‘Le Grand Méchant Renard’

Every once in a great while a work appears on the scene that validates the usefulness of cartooning, whether via comics or animation… or both in this instance.  One of the last true examples of this was Jeff Smith’s ‘Bone’ … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

An OpenToonz user’s walk cycle

Imported and quickly colored o damn’s** cat walkcycle.           The first cycle is rendered out with a reframing from 25 Frames Per Second to 135 FPS.  I put the same walk cycle on 2s and it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Xsheet Starting position

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Random Princess

Because the previously posted bugs have to have a princess…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Perfect Pan

This is an old document but well worth dusting off… The Perfect Pan: An Animation Scene-Planning Primer by David Steinberg   Unless I am mistaken, this document was created for Sullivan Bluth Studios in 1987.  

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Animation:Master Channel Editor

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Tiddlywiki Storyboarding

Highly recommend Tiddlywiki be used in some capacity by everyone. It can be used as a production journal, story aid, storyboard and so much more.  Different adaptions have been made that focus on project management and basically anything that can … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment