Saturday, October 27, 2012

LBrush deformation

Check out this video by Joseph Alter. Very good demo of musculature using corrective sculpts.

P.S. Study of anatomy is very important to visualize the creation of realistic and believable deformation for any organic character. This video could be a great resource for that purpose. Yes all the goodness comes outside the box in this case.

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Sunday, October 21, 2012

Animation Workshop 1 Reel "Polished" ~ Manish Gurung

You must have previously reel by Manish Gurung. This is the latest and final version of the animation reel with a bit more polish and a good render to it spice up!

Friday, October 19, 2012

MechaCat - Rig Presentation

Nice mechanical rigging demo by  !

I feel the lower portion of the mechanical forelimb could be a little bit for flexible to mimic the agility and movement of a real cat :)

Taare Zameen Par title animation

Beautiful stop motion title animation!

Monday, October 15, 2012


Good reel featuring nice sculpts and visual development by yiyi wang.

Cheese Monster 30s commercial

CHEESE...pretty much everyone likes it!

Great Stuff  :)

The only thing I didn't liked is the CG human that the monster tastes in the beginning with red shirt/sweater!

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Thursday, October 4, 2012

PL Animation Workshop 1 Reel ~ Manish Gurung

Animator Manish Gurung showcases some of his recent skills in animation that he have learned from Puppeteer Lounge Animation Workshop.

If you want to learn like Manish, apply here!

Qumarion mannequin input device

It's amazing to see how digital CG puppetry is evolving!

The Qumarion is a mannequin input device developed to simplify the manipulation and posing of human-like 3D CG models on screen.

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Maya Cloth Test "nCloth Setup"

Here is a quick test for cloth simulation using nCloth dynamics. There are still some stuffs that needs to be looked after but over all a good result.

The cloth simulation and animation is a part of Puppeteer Lounge nCloth Setup Workshop where we start from the basic cloth creation using nCloth up to a detailed instruction on tweaking and fixing cloth animation for character.

If you want to learn nCloth Setup, apply here :


Looks good!

JoeBowers Interview

Joe Bowers an animator at Disney goes over some of his shots in this interview.

Watt Rigging - Laruccia - (2012)

Cool rigging demo featuring a cartoony character with nice facial deformation and setup by Wesley Schneider.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

The Cathedral

Most of you must have watched this short movie. If not you should check it out!

The Cathedral (Polish: Katedra) is the title of a science fiction short story by Jacek Dukaj, winner of the Janusz A. Zajdel Award in 2000; and of a 2002 short animated movie by Tomasz Bagiński, based on the story. The film was nominated in 2002 for the Academy Award for Animated Short Film for the 75th Academy Awards. The movie won the title of Best Animated Short at Siggraph 2002 in San Antonio as well as several other awards.

Justin Sklar Character Animation Reel 2011

I really liked the performance!

PL Animation Workshop 1 Reel ~ Niroj Karmacharya

Animation student Niroj Karmacharya showcases some of his recent skills in animation that he have learned from Puppeteer Lounge Animation Workshop.

If you want to learn like Niroj, apply here!

Monday, October 1, 2012