Category Archives: pencil test

The walking burp cycle. The first lesson in animation school.

This is a test animation for a walk cycle, though it looks like a burping cycle. This is for an online video game and the cycles are pretty short, and the actual size of the creature is under 100 pixels … Continue reading

Posted in animated short, animation, animation art, pencil test, Photoshop Painting | 1 Comment

Animation Monday

I was going to post the link and talk about the clip for the new Laika Animated film, Coraline, but it’s been all over the place, and basically the debate boils down to people who like stop motion and want … Continue reading

Posted in animated features, animated short, animation, animation art, Animation Artists, animation background art, Asterix Pencil test, Coraline, Neil Gaiman, pencil test | Leave a comment

Animation Monday

Back on schedule. Animation Monday will be posted on Sunday as I won’t be posting on Monday. So here is animation Monday! Pencil tests. You Tube offers a great variety of pencil tests. Some are copies of original test shoots … Continue reading

Posted in animated features, animation, animation art, Animation Artists, character design, Disney Feature Animation, pencil test, Treasure Planet, Walt Disney | Leave a comment

Animation Monday 2

Last week I think I called this Great Animation Mondays or something. Well today, it’s Old Animation Monday.  I was cleaning up and found an old project. It was shot on 16mm at UCLA, and I hadn’t seen a copy … Continue reading

Posted in Adobe After Effects, animated short, animation, character design, doodle, pencil test, Roses are Red, UCLA, You Tube | 2 Comments