Category Archives: Animation

Examples of my animation experiments, technical discussions and questions about animation methods and animation software.

New Animations Online

I have finally tended to some animation housekeeping and uploaded several animation studies and projects to YouTube. For more about I Wake Up Dreaming, see an earlier post Bagman was initially just a simple character I designed for use when … Continue reading

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The New T-Shirt: A Cute Little Mouse Cartoon

First an Apology I have come to fully and clearly understand that I am not a born blogger. It has been several months since I created anything for posting here. But… I am happy to be able to post my … Continue reading

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A Kickstarter Campaign Worth Supporting

Signe Baumane has got her Kickstarter page up and running. It is off to a great start: almost halfway in just 4 days!, but still needs more pledges with 3 weeks remaining. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1055277857/rocks-in-my-pockets If nothing else, go to the page … Continue reading

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Help me get the word out: Signe Baumane’s film is great!

Rocks in My Pockets Needs Financial Support I am very happy to have an excuse to place one of Signe Baumane’s animation stills in my blog. Her works have been incredibly important and inspiring to me. You can find plenty … Continue reading

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I Wake Up Dreaming… an animation project

This is a quick post so those of you who follow the blog will know that I am still alive and working every day in animation. My current project is primarily a frame-by-frame tradigital animation complete with shot sequence and … Continue reading

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A Taste of Freedom

Here is one of my recent hand-drawn frame-by-frame animations: This one started out by just letting lines play. One frame would suggest the next drawing or two and sometimes it would spark my imagination to complete a whole sequence of … Continue reading

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Still Animating with Some Stills to Prove It

Below are six stills selected from my current hand-drawn frame-by-frame animation projects. I have been so busy learning how to use the software and learning the basics of animation that I have neglected posting here. I am hoping to get … Continue reading

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Life Is Short

Below is a link to another example of my explorations in frame by frame animation (a 6.4MB QuickTime movie). It will probably take you longer to download than it will to view it. Everything I do in animation is a … Continue reading

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A Bird In The Wood

Warning: turn your speakers down a bit before clicking on the following link: A Bird in The Wood It is a VERY short animation. One of many I am creating in a variety of drawing styles as I teach myself … Continue reading

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Dripping In Animation

Well, here I am again. After several weeks without any posts, I decided I had to put something up that would demonstrate and explain what I have been up to. Namely: studying and practicing animation. Dripping In Animation The link … Continue reading

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