Amazing Shorts: Rocket Raccoon & Groot Animation Test

Arnaud Delord and Jérôme Combe use a mix of 3D techniques while maintaining a unique 2D aesthetic. You may have seen their string of films for League of Legends.

You can see more of ARNAUD & JEROME work at passion pictures

This little test really nails it in so many ways.

Facial expression references

I’ve worked on pipelines and tools for facial animation rigs for about 7 years now. In that time a lot of has been written about Facial Expressions and Ai. In this article I summarise the reference’s I find most useful for illustration, performance and character rigging.

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Crowdsourced Storytelling

The Random Adventures  of Brandon Generator is online project from filmmaker Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World),and comic book artist Tommy Lee Edwards (Turf, Marvel 1985). It’s difficult to describe what it really is. But it kinda sits between motion comic and animation. The interesting part is how they’ve engaged the online community to contribute ideas and content.

Check out the making of

and the movies