Veteran animator, William Salazar, shares three pre-production pencil tests from The Prince of Egypt via YouTube. William writes: The Character Designs were from Carter Goodrich & Pete de Seve. We had about 6 months to explore the animation style and …
Ted Ty shares his animation pencil tests from Mulan, John Henry, Brother Bear, and Lilo & Stitch.
James Baxter shares a pencil test in rough and tie-down form from the title sequence of Gravity Falls.
Another masterfully animated personality test (for the cancelled Croods sequel) by arguably the best in the world. Full of texture and appeal, James makes the fluidity of this animation look easy.
Finland’s Gigglebug Enternainment team shows us their storyboard and layout process for creating season 2 of Gigglebug animated series using TV Paint.
Just Write examines the act structures of Batman Begins.
Stephen Silver’s, “The Silver Way” is a welcome addition to a small selection of quality character design books. Up until now, I would have recommended Tom Bancroft’s, “Creating Characters with Personality,” and Preston Blair’s, “Advanced Animation,” as the most relevant …