Academy of Art Character and Creature Design Notes
by Mike Corriero and Jennifer G. Oliver
This blog features character and creature design, tutorials, interviews of concept artists and illustrators, and more. I found their posts helpful in inventing my own creatures.
by Angie Jones and Jamie Oliff
This blog focuses on all forms of animation, including traditional, digital, stop-motion, and puppetry. The blog have videos of these animations.
by Jerry Beck and Amid Amidi
Cartoon Brew reviews cartoons, upcoming animated films and TV shows, and animated shorts. Like Thinking Animation, this blog show case different forms of animation including commercials and experimental animation. They even have a their own BrewTV, consisting of animated shorts from different artists.
And now WIPs (warning, last one is NSFW):
These are for a portfolio. The first two I nearly lost because Photoshop froze on me and I didn't save the picture before I had to force stop the program. Luckily, majority of the art was outlined in blue and I screen-captured it.
|Before Photoshop froze.|
|After Photoshop froze. (bad quality due to capture)|
|Need help on the hands, but everything else looks good. (no more freezing ok, Photoshop?)|