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Old 10 October 2002   #1
Animation Resource&Tutorial thread

Here is an ongoing sticky thread for animation resources.

Please post links to books , tutorials , websites & anything useful here.


here are some to get it started:

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Animators survival kit (book) -

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/s...1062726-6223328

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The Illusion Of Life , Disney animation

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/t...223328?v=glance

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The Animators workbook

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/t...223328?v=glance

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Cartoon Animation

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/t...223328?v=glance

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Timing For Animations

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/A...1062726-6223328
 
Old 10 October 2002   #2
Good idea Sheep
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Old 10 October 2002   #3
I can thoroughly recommend the Animators Survival Kit. Brilliant piece of work, and quite cheap to boot!
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Old 10 October 2002   #4
Thanks for heading this up Sheep. I will be sure to add some resources.
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Old 10 October 2002   #5
www.freetoon.com = online version of cartoon animation by preston blair.

http://www.comet-cartoons.com/toons/3dhelp.cfm = website with tutorials from michael comet of big idea.

hope those help.
 
Old 10 October 2002   #6
ok..

I will try post my rigs and animation stuff up, soon **need some webspace though**.Ive got:

Quadraped rigs

Biped rigs

Advanced Facial setup

Walks, runs,, jumps, gallops,etc. Character pieces.

All my stuff is based on ideas from when i worked at Framestore, London on Dinotopia.
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Old 10 October 2002   #7
Here's a nice site by Carlos Baena, where he has collected some useful animation material:
http://www.mclinn.net/~carlos/anim_material.html
 
Old 10 October 2002   #8
 
Old 10 October 2002   #9
http://www.animationmeat.com/


Some great resources for traditional animation.
Storyboarding, animal motion and animation, model sheets – all useful for 3d as well.
…and it’s all in PDF format!!
 
Old 10 October 2002   #10
Here some tuts about IK joe character rigging on 3dsmax IK

http://www.kicrea.com/articles/index_us.php3

Hope helpfull

Kib

Last edited by KiboOst : 05 May 2003 at 05:39 PM.
 
Old 11 November 2002   #12
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Old 12 December 2002   #13
This thread may have been sleeping for a while, but folks have been following the link to my site, so I thought I'd chime in.

http://animated-movies.squareworld.com/News.html

http://www.animationartist.com/

http://www.animationblast.com/

http://www.animateclay.com/

http://www.animfound.com/index.html Animation Foundation

http://www.animationmagazine.net Animation Magazine

http://www.animationhistory.com/

http://www.animationjournal.com/

http://www.animationnation.com

http://www.awn.com Animation World Network

http://news.toonzone.net/btan/ Batman The Animated Newsletter

http://www.deneroff.com/ Animation Consultants International

http://www.bcdb.com/ The Big Cartoon Database

http://www.cartoonresearch.com CartoonResearch.com - Jerry Beck

http://www.digitalanimators.com/HTM/HomeSet1.htm Digital Animators

http://www.digitalmediafx.com/ Digital Media FX

http://vds0.webmastertechniques.com...tion/index.html Disney Animation Archive

http://www.nfb.ca/E/ National Film Board of Canada

http://www.pigsfly.com Pigs Fly mailing lists for Boris FX, Maya, in-Sync

http://www.flipcode.com FlipCode Video Game Development News &amp Resources

http://www.snpp.com/ The Simpsons Archive

http://www.vfxpro.com/ VFXPro Articles and Interviews

http://www.toonzone.net Toon Zone Current Shows, Schedules, Message Boards

http://lantz.toonzone.net/
Walter Lantz Cartune Encyclopedia at Toon Zone<br>

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More animation resource links at
http://www.animatusstudio.com/html/links.html
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Old 12 December 2002   #14
Re: ok..

Quote:
Originally posted by eek
I will try post my rigs and animation stuff up, soon **need some webspace though**.Ive got:

Quadraped rigs

Biped rigs

Advanced Facial setup

Walks, runs,, jumps, gallops,etc. Character pieces.

All my stuff is based on ideas from when i worked at Framestore, London on Dinotopia.


Would really like to see that stuff
 
Old 01 January 2003   #15
Edward Muybridge online resource

Very nice animation reference for just about everything.

http://photo.ucr.edu/photographers/.../contents.html#
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