Well, it finally happened. Episode one of “The Animation Department Podcast” is now available on YouTube and Spotify, with other platforms to come soon!
Special thanks to my guests, Colleen McMahon, Allison and Oliver Barraza, Mina Roy and Alvin Geno! You can find their info in the video description.
I’ve talked before about planning your animation. Jumping into a shot without a clear idea is generally an ill-advised move, because you can’t be assured how it will turn out in the end, and you’ll likely have a much harder time getting there. That said, we all know that working straight-ahead has its advantages, because the results tend to be more spontaneous and fluid. And it can be really fun to just plow through and see what happens! Often it’s a combination of careful planning and seat-of-your-pants experimentation that produces the best result.
What a great metaphor for life. Read more