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.
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.
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 http://www.brandongenerator.com/behind-the-scenes
and the movies http://www.brandongenerator.com
Just a bit of fun for an animation I’m working on.