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Twit

Against all better judgement, I’ve started a Twitter account.

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Comedy for Animators Book

My friend Jonathan Lyons has just published a book about physical comedy as it relates to animation: Comedy For Animators

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Deadwood Plug

Some ex-Weta friends recently started a small game studio and have just launched a Kickstarter campaign for their first game, Deadwood.┬áCheck it out!  

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Kurt Vonnegut on the Shapes of Stories

Kurt Vonnegut is one of my favorite authors, I love his sense of humor and wild satirical stories. Here he is talking about the shapes that stories take:

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Photo Stitching

I recently discovered Huggin, an open source photo-stitching program. It has a lot of options, and good results, and it’s a huge step up from Canon’s Photostitch (and it runs on Mac). The stitched photo above is Queenstown, from our … Continue reading

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More Tintin Images

Collider reports on more Tintin images from the Empire print magazine:

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Great Bird Flight Notes by Brendan Body

Brendan Body was an animator on Legend of the Guardians, and has put together some really great notes, observations, and tips about animating birds in flight: Bird Flight Tutorial Thanks Brendan!

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Avatar Blu-Ray Trailer

There’s a new trailer for the extended blu-ray and dvd release of Avatar on the Avatar website: Official Avatar Movie You can see one of the two shots I did for this movie at the 16 second mark, the dude … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Phil Tippett

Jim Brown is a friend of mine who’s been drawing a picture every day this year. I got a chuckle out of today’s one, and the story that goes with it: jbr0wn6.blogspot.com

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Making of Oktapodi Reel

This short is a couple years old, but I just ran across the making of, and they show off a bit of the rigs, which look very versatile: oktapodi.com/makingof/thierry.html Tentacles are a very hard thing to rig and animate in … Continue reading

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