Why do I need a Mentor?

Are you better off without a mentor or coach? Do you know who Toni Nadal is? He is the Uncle and Coach of Rafael Nadal, the famed tennis player. Rafael has won over 50 tournaments and an Olympic gold medal. He has made 60 million dollars in professional tennis. Ronda Rousey, arguably the best fighter…

Happy New Year

Happy New Year everyone! Here is one last tip for the year as we are looking forward to what is coming in the way of rigging and animation and workflow…hope this lets you explore and get animating faster! You should by now know aboutĀ  Raf and hisĀ  ephemeral rig concepts (“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” could…

Guest Post: Tech Animator Dump: Customizing Radical Heights – Part 1

Source: Tech Animator Dump: Customizing Radical Heights – Part 1 Randall Hess Customizing Radical Heights – Part 1 My work on Boss Key Productions most recent project, Radical Heights, focused a lot on character customization. In this post I’m going to discuss the process and creation of a customizable character for Radical Heights. Having previously…

Maya Time Editor – Learning Series

A getting started series on the Time Editor in Autodesk Maya by Steven Roselle. This is a very clear ramp up on using the Time Editor to create, blend, edit and time warp animations in a non-destructive and non-linear animation editing tool. Must watch for animators in Maya.