Juhas documents his character rigging process in Harmony Premium

Interested in designing and rigging a 2D character for a professional-grade animated production? A new tutorial series from Piotr Bartosik (known online as Juhas) has you covered. Providing an in-depth look at his own personal project made using Harmony Premium, these videos take users from initial character design through to a…Read More

Marty Broski and Aidan Neeson discuss 2D FX and character animation

How much work and effort goes into an episode of an animated series? In a typical production, you can expect to find character and prop designers, background artists, build artists, layout artists, storyboard artists, revisionists, directors… and animators. But audiences may not realize that even among animators, these artists do…Read More

Germán Acuña delves into Chilean sorcery in Nahuel and The Magic Book

What is your greatest fear? Animator Germán Acuña helps us overcome our phobias in his beautifully-imagined directorial debut, Nahuel y el libro mágico (Nahuel and the Magic Book). The feature follows a protagonist held back in life by an overwhelming fear of the ocean, who faces stormy seas and sorcerous…Read More

Joe Sutherland on animating with miniature sets in Cows Come Home

From Independence Day to A Grand Day Out, tales of the extra-terrestrial have always captured our imagination. While alien life-forms and encounters with distant civilizations provide great inspiration for animated films, they also pose unique challenges for their animators. Joe Sutherland and his team have risen to that task with…Read More