LipSync in Toonboom

Click Here  for a real nice Tutorial showing the way you can setup a lipsync in Toonboom Studio (can work also in Animate Pro) . I found this tut on a university site and think it explains the concept very well. You would probably need the image below The ToonBoom mouthshapes correspond to the following phonemes or dialogue sounds: A …

Do you Know Mozilla?

Frankly, even though i am strong supporter of Mozilla Firefox the reason for this post is entirely different. What really impressed me about this video is the beautiful motion tyography. The color palette is quite earthy pastels which goes well with the social message. The artist kept the graphics simple & the message crisp. i loved the planet exploding into …

Animation in Education

We are always looking for new and better ways to educate the young. Research Suggests when children are having fun, they tend to learn better. It’s even scientifically proven that retention of information is higher when it is communicated using both visual and verbal communication.I feel animation as a training medium offers exciting possibilities for meeting the needs of 21st …

Mac ‘n’ Cheese – Animated Short

This two minute animated short directed and created by four students from the Utrecht School of Arts in the Netherlands is a treat to watch. I really liked the texturing and the sketch feel they have manged to achieve on this. Visit their site to find out more about the movie. [vimeo:http://vimeo.com/27127177]   Visit Zbrush Central to get some insight …

Word of advice

This week I am participating in the Cartoon Network Masterclass as a ToonBoom Application Support and absolutley love the experience.David and Rich who have come in from CN team USA have been really nice and supportive. They took the batch through the whole process of production which was enlightening even for myself.Some stuff like the number of people working and …