October 3, 2017

Animation Freelancers: Protect yourself with these 3 SOW points.

Avoid the Mushy Yuck In feature films, the worst directors were ones who couldn’t make up their minds. I would spend days making revisions and changes. […]
August 31, 2017
Freelance Animation Work

6 Keys for Constant Freelance Animation Jobs

The above 3D illustration was a collaborative project created on the Nimble Collective platform by:  Mack Bo Ross, Haley Kannel, Scott LaFleur, Jason Schleifer, Jason Marino, Brittany […]
September 19, 2016
Preparing For Animation

The Animator’s Toolbox: Preparing For Animation

Congratulations! You’ve been assigned a brand new, shiny and clean, animation shot. It’s just a small portion of the overall project, and there are many like […]
September 7, 2016
Rigging With Bendy Bones

Rigging With Bendy Bones

Whether you are new to rigging, or a seasoned veteran (perhaps seasoned with pumpkin spice?) the recent addition of Bendy Bones (a multi-segmented, flexible rigging system) […]
August 31, 2016
Nimble Collective Rigging Controls

No Bones About It: Preparing For Rigging

You’ve just been handed a shiny, new 3D model for rigging. Oh joy of joys! It is vertex sculpted perfection and you’re just DYING to get […]
August 13, 2016
Melon Shorts: Save The Leg

2D Or Not 2D? Is That The Question?

Do print comics make good candidates for the animation treatment? Many comic books and comic strips already read like production quality storyboards, so why not convert […]
May 19, 2016
Done

How Do You Know When Your Animation Is “Done”?

Being “done” means your goal has been achieved and the same holds true for animation. Find the goal of the scene and do your best. But how?
May 16, 2016

The Great Mouse Launch – Part 5: Fly You Fool

In part 5 of the Great Mouse Launch Series, Jason shows how to combine the domino scene (https://vimeo.com/165532565) with Robyn and the Seesaw! Download File In […]
May 13, 2016

The Domino Effect – Learning Blender’s Rotation Controls

Learn about object rotation in Blender while playing with Dominoes. Jason teaches some common object manipulation techniques while having fun with physics.
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