Why Did CG Hub Shut Down Without Warning Its Users?

It’s been one week now since CG Hub, the popular portfolio site and social network for digital artists, unexpectedly shut down, leaving thousands of its users angry and confused.

Gawker’s io9 Launches Animation Website

This week the influential Gawker Media brand launched an animation-specific site called, quite simply, Animation. The blog is a subsite of the larger io9 brand, which already publishes a fair amount of animation coverage. Another Gawker site, the gaming-oriented Kotaku, covers anime and will continue to do so.

When Craft Beer Labels Get Animated

Video editor Trevor Carmick is receiving all sorts of attention for his new side project called Beer Labels in Motion, a collection of …

Patrick Smith

Artist of the Day: Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith (not to be confused with indie animator Pat Smith) is an artist whose work tends to be constructed of colorful objects as …

Tomorrow: Tom Bancroft Online Workshop

On Thursday, September 6, at 8pm (Central), former Disney animator Tom Bancroft will host a live online drawing workshop. He does these …