David Nethery (Inkling Studios, AAU Animation Notes) has put together the ultimate traditional animation equipment resource with his new blog, Hand-Drawn Animation Equipment. There’s so much information on this blog I wish I knew about when I was putting my desk together. I’ve recently been thinking about getting a full desk, replacing my table-top one, and for me this is the ultimate resource. Oh yes, the day will come when I will have one of these:
David is a former online instructor of mine at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. He was also kind enough to write me a reference letter for CalArts. This is the fifth website he’s put together (that I’m aware of) making him one of the most underrated animation bloggers out there. All his blogs are great. Here’s two more you should check out:
He’s also put together this fantastic PDF for everyone, “The Animation Student’s Guide to Animation Desks.” Thanks David!