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Animation Industry Roundup

Animation Industry Roundup

It's that time of year where many software are getting updates so here's a quick summary of where to see what's new! Adobe Products, my good friend Daniel does a great overview of all the new Adobe software updates! Autodesk Maya is now at version 2020.3, click here...

Autodesk Maya Indie License + Coupon

Autodesk Maya Indie License + Coupon

Maya Indie license makes the leading industry software more accessible to everyone for a yearly license price of $265, which is about what just one month of the software used to cost. To celebrate greater access to the software I'm sharing a coupon to all memberships...

3 New Classes for After Effects Students!

3 New Classes for After Effects Students!

In less than 1 hour learn the ins and outs of Adobe After Effects from scratch! And it's a free course! Dive deep into After Effects animation and become a master at animating type. All After Effects users can benefit from completing any or all of the 11 assignments...

Adobe After Effects Hotkey Cheat Sheet

Adobe After Effects Hotkey Cheat Sheet

Enjoy the free cheatsheet above to learn my favorite After Effects shortcuts and hotkeys! This is from my new free After Effects course for beginners you can take by clicking here! Ready to get started? Create your account now, or join our mailing list to be notified...

LEGO Star Wars!

LEGO Star Wars!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHZStMI4H50 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2--irKzIPFs Endor and the Death Star! Here are two short films I directed and animated for LEGO Star Wars. I used Autodesk Maya, the same software I teach in my courses. I had help fromĀ James...

Deadpool 3 Teaser Animation Review

Deadpool 3 Teaser Animation Review

Deadpool Teaser Animation Critique. As a rule I don't like to critique other professional's work because I don't know the context of how the shot was made. Maybe they didn't have enough time to work on it, who knows. There was one shot that recently caught my eye that...

New After Effects Course

New After Effects Course

I created a short new min-course on how to create a common transition effect in After Effects but with an added twist, the warp zoom transition. Check it out here. (If you want to learn how to create the medical animation, click here.)

Thanos Rig (WIP)

Thanos Rig (WIP)

I've been busy working on several projects, one of which was rigging a Thanos rig. I've wanted to wait until it was very polished before I shared it, but instead decided to make it available as its work-in-progress state with all premium students. You can now find it...

Make A Motion Graphics Reel Stand Out

Make A Motion Graphics Reel Stand Out

https://youtu.be/vy61pGqvqWQ This week's video we get a sneak peak into the Break Into The Animation Industry course with this dense informational snippet of my interview with creative director Ryan Summers. Learn what he looks for in a motion designer's demo reel...

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