Posted by aleeCO on November 21, 2011 in Going-Ons

This weekend I went down to LA for the Creative Talent Network expo (CTN). Fantastic event. Neat to see the merge of an artist exhibition and hiring expo — it created a level of professionalism that made it comfortable and easy to talk to the crowd. Met a lot of industry rockstars as well as [...]


Tip for cleaning up arcs

Posted by aleeCO on November 16, 2011 in Tid Bits

I need to note this. (mostly for class 2 and 1, those working with Ballie) when cleaning up arcs: a trick I found useful is to watch the edge of the control curve. If you frame by frame it, hop to each key frame (with “.” and “,”), you can better see pops in the [...]


Crazy Peter Parkour – submitted

Posted by aleeCO on November 12, 2011 in Animations

Smoothed out the arcs and cleaned up the poses to make it feel more natural. Note for self… tracking arcs: create a locator, parent it to the top of the head, then use the track arc tool. Loop this.


Heavy Push Animation – Snowball

Posted by aleeCO on November 12, 2011 in References

We we’re given the Stewie rig with arms. I changed the rig to make it a kid and did some simple models for the snow scene. We’re working with showing force, so I decided to do a pushing animation. I’ve seen a lot of push/pull animations with cars, boxes, furniture, doors, etc…So I decided to [...]


Jelly bean stop motion

Posted by aleeCO on November 4, 2011 in Inspiration

I love seeing animation used in music videos. This one in particular wow-ed me: This is stop-motion animation with Jelly Beans to Kina Grannis’ “In Your Arms.” Incredible The making of:


Shere Khan WIP Rig/Animation

Posted by aleeCO on November 1, 2011 in Animations

I started a cartoony facial rig for practice. This is my friend’s model — he sent it to me at the end of last week. I’m still building the controls and cleaning up the rig. I did some rough block animation on the rig as well to test out the controls. It’s coming along well [...]

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