Sunday, July 29, 2012

Monday, July 23, 2012

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Eyebrow makes a big difference

Stumbled upon this image from a blog post a while back and thought I should post it. Yes indeed eyebrow makes a big difference to convey beauty and expression.

Salt: "Everything's Better"

Beautiful concept and art direction!

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Drive Me!!

Check out this funny short by Manitou featuring a boy driving a RC car or is it so!? Enjoy :)

Book Rig

Interesting book rig by done in Cinema 4D.

Real time surface collision in Maya

Check out this demo by Dylan Jones showcasing how he have used hair follicles for creating surface collision.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Character Workshop ~ Puppeteer Lounge

 Great News!

I am pleased to announce that Puppeteer Lounge has a brand new "Character Workshop". This new workshop is all about character development from concept to final look. In this workshop, we will learn to model a hero character, assign textures and shaders, light and render to create a stunning portfolio.

The instructor for Character Workshop is our newest member, Mr. Manish Gurung.

Check out the webpage for more details and information.

Apply Now to start learning!

Manish Gurung ~ Puppeteer Lounge

Puppeteer Lounge has a new family member! Would like to welcome our animator, Mr. Manish Gurung. He is a diligent artist with a diploma in character animation and film making from Vancouver Film School, Canada. He has been working in the animation industry for several years on a variety of projects.

Manish and I have known each other for many years by now and beside being a great friend and he is also a strong team member :)

Feel free to check out some of his works here!

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Arc Tracker

I find this tool to be really useful in animation for tracking arc. Check it out!

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Mr. Danny

Hi Folks! I am pleased to present Danny our newest character which will be featuring in our Advance Body Mechanics and Acting Workshops at Puppeteer Lounge.

Animation was done by Manish Shakya who is a fellow mentor at Puppeteer Lounge. Enjoy!

Also feel free to check out the rig demo of Mr. Danny. Hope you guys find it interesting :)

Join us if you want to learn Character Rigging and Animation from us!

horse face rig

Check out this horse facial setup going over the jaw and the lips by
Splendid work!

WillyG facial animation test

Really nice cartoony facial animation pose test. Sweet deformation!

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Muscles update -01

Really nice muscular deformation demo by .

Danny Walkcycle Test

I am pleased to present our latest character Mr. Danny who will be featuring in the animation workshops at Puppeteer Lounge! Stay tuned folks as Danny will be showcasing some of his other cool moves soon ;)

The model was kindly provided to us by Mr. Richard Gillies. Many thanks to him!
Check out his personal webpage :

Character animation was done by

Beside character rigging, this time I tried some of my lighting, rendering and com-positing skills as well!

P.S. I am working on a little rig demo for "Danny" ;)

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Realistic Rigging - Muscle

Check out the realistic muscle setup done by Wesley Schneider. Nice deformation achieved!