April 27, 2016

Animation Quality vs. Quantity – What About Quality?!?

I think it’s important to qualify what we consider “quality” animation. To do this, I’m going to use a fun technique of organizing ideas that I learned about recently.
April 25, 2016
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The Great Mouse Launch – Part 2: Adding Physics and Scale

Continuing on from The Great Mouse Launch Part 1: Building The Dominoes, it's time to start adding dynamics to our dominoes and making sure they "feel" like dominoes as they fall.
April 20, 2016

Animation Quality vs. Quantity – Learning to Focus

Quantity of animation or quality? The conventional wisdom says that you can’t have both. Given a set time period, you can either get a few shots great, or a great number of shots good.
April 18, 2016

The Great Mouse Launch – Part 1: Building The Dominoes

Jason continues his Learning Blender Tutorials with a multi-part series that combines modeling, rigid body dynamics, drivers, and blueprint style rendering to create a fun and creative shot. In part one, Jason demonstrates multiple ways to bring reference into your Blender scene, and how to model our first domino using modifiers and the bevel tool.
April 13, 2016

Animation Quality vs. Quantity – Can We Get Both?

Jason posted a series of articles relating to the great challenge commercial artists have between achieving high quality and delivering sufficient quantity. It’s not easy, but it is possible to achieve both.
April 11, 2016

Blender Customization – Keep Customizing And Blender On!

I'm going to demonstrate a great way to keep track of your customizations as you do them so you can ensure consistency and learn faster.
April 4, 2016

Maya – Will it Blend(er)?

Today’s post comes from the incredibly talented Haley Kannall. She’s a resident artist at Nimble Collective and has approached learning Blender from a slightly different angle […]
March 28, 2016

The Domino Effect – Learning Blender’s Rotation Controls

Learn to rotate objects in Blender while playing with Dominoes. Jason teaches some common object manipulation techniques while having fun with physics.
March 21, 2016

Blender – Let’s move this thing… there!

There are a number of ways to affect the position of an object in Blender, but I'm going to focus mostly on using the 3D viewer.
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