In this video I answer a question put to me ‘How Much Should You Charge For Your Artwork’ I talk about the deeper mental concern of the matter by identifying the determining factor of Pricing Artwork as Self Worth. Many beginners , amateurs and hobbyists or indeed graduates struggle with this question as they are […]Continue readingMore Tag
In this Extract of my AMB Animation Live Stream I was asked by a Live Stream Library Member how to animate a Sword Swing and keep the volume of the sword solid without awkward deformation. I decided to demonstrate how to solve such animator problems by using famed animation director Don Bluth’s Character Dirk The […]Continue readingMore Tag
In this Livestream extract I answer two questions put to me by a AMB Animation Academy Live stream Library Member. I focus more on one question regarding animating slow subtle facial expressions The other question was a drawing and character design related topic requesting me to demonstrate my interpretation of the Nintendo character Link from […]Continue readingMore Tag
In this extract from Ask AMB Episode 15 I was asked about designing backgrounds for animation. Animation backgrounds are so much more than pretty paintings they are careful compositions designed to lead the viewer’s eye to focus on the action of the character animation within the scene. They are also designed to fit the aspect […]Continue readingMore Tag
Here’s Why Your Art Isn’t Improving and How you can change things to start making real progress Want to to know How To Learn How To Animate or Draw or just about Anything you want to? The key is to focus on the actual thing that you intend to do! Sounds simple doesn’t it! Well […]Continue readingMore Tag
Learn How to Animate Hands in this 2D Animation Tutorial presented by AMB. This video teaches you how to draw hands in a very simple way in order to make animating the hand a lot easier. By simplifying the hand in the basic construction shown to you in this video you will be able to […]Continue readingMore Tag
This video covers a question from the AMB Animation Academy Facebook page regarding how to draw references and poses from live action footage. Using Live action film is often advisable in animation and many of the great Disney animators also did so either from sketches or via reference stats. By constantly training ourselves to research […]Continue readingMore Tag
The Animation Industry is one that houses many specialist positions and the blanket term of ‘animator’ often confuses those that are not fully aware of this. Animation Clean Up Artists are Masters of Line Art and they truly understand how to draw Clean Lines and maintain form and volume. The competent Character Animator must also […]Continue readingMore Tag
Your Hidden Power is a short film in animatic form that demonstrates how people around you including friends, family and loved ones may not understand your personal goals, desires and ambitions. They do not intend to hurt you and have your best interests at heart but sometimes they may say things that really bring you […]Continue readingMore Tag
If you have a severe case of animators headache with a 2d animation four legged walk cycle or even 3d based, this study guide is the major pain relief that you are looking for.
It’s powerful interactive frame by frame learning system will make the once impossibly difficult process of a quadruped walk cycle a satisfyingly simple, smooth and straightforward experience for you to to enjoy and execute willingly and whenever you choose to do so.