Disney Legend, Carson Van Osten, created the following Comic Strip Artists Kit, which outlines, “Common problems that occur in comic panel design.” Most of this is directly applicable to how animators compose their shots and design their poses.
Brendan Body animated some great shots on Legend of the Guardians, has put together a great resource on bird flight mechanics. Watch his show reel below and stop by his site to see how it was done.
In 2013, 3Dtotal released a set of crowd-funded anatomy resources for artists everywhere. The figures were so popular, that they’re back with additional models to expand the collection. The new set includes male and female planar busts, a new book …
A fast and informative look at common gestures and their suggested meaning.
Great advice from a master of the medium. Check out the Canadian Animation Blog for more!