Illustrator Pablo Lobato, who had never worked in animation prior to this film, had to both learn – and unlearn – craft and skills to design characters for stop motion.
“[It’s] kind of like the designs you remember them looking like, not so much what they actually look like,” says “Animaniacs” co-executive producer Gabe Swarr.
A closer look at an advertising misfire.
A wide-ranging group of animation artists will present at Pictoplasma NYC in November.
Advice from one of L.A.’s most respected character designers.
Watch a free 45-minute video in which Oscar-nominated animation director Aaron Blaise reveals 7 essential steps to designing a character for animation.
A dumb research study says that looking at round cartoon characters can make you obese.
Robert Ryan Cory, a veteran character designer on “SpongeBob SquarePants” and “Secret Mountain Fort Awesome,” has posted a helpful set of notes from a character design lecture he presented recently to CalArts animation students.
Audiences can instantly recognize a cute cartoon character when they see one, but why are memorable cute characters so difficult to create?
We can’t seem to get over our obsession with the caveman, who has appeared on screen since at least 1912. In fact, anthropologist Judith …
A visual development artist who had contributed to films like Mulan, Tarzan, Brother Bear, and Treasure Planet, has passed away at age 50.
Let us celebrate the final day of 2012 with inspiring visuals by animation legend Ferdinand Horvath.
Pictoplasma will stage the fourth US edition of their character design conference this weekend in New York City. The two-day conference …