Monday, June 30, 2014

Charlie Rig for Blender available for download
Wonderful news! Charlie Rig for #Blender is now available for download

We are pleased to share with you all one of the finest #Blender character rig available to-date, all rigged by our instructor Jeremy Davidson (of Tears of Steel and Sintel).

You can download Charlie Rig here:

You can watch some of the Key Features of the rig below!

Cartoon Character Rigging Workshop in BLENDER from Puppeteer Lounge on Vimeo.

If you are interested to learn and setup a character rig like Charlie, you can apply for our Cartoon Character Rigging Workshop in Blender. Apply here:

More info:

Friday, June 27, 2014

StretchMesh for Maya

Demo: StretchMesh for Maya from on Vimeo.

Do you know that Kickstand has made Stretchmesh deformer open source? It's a fantastic little tool to enhance your character deformation. Get it now here :)

Duet by Glen Keane

Duet, a beautiful animated short by the great animation master Glen Keane.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

New Workshop Structure at Puppeteer Lounge

Great news!

Learning at Puppeteer Lounge is now more affordable than ever :)

We have made some major changes to the way our workshops run. You now get the flexibility of choosing 3 different type of workshops, each structured to meet your need.

1. Online One on One (in-person)
2. Online Group
3. Offline (pre-recorded)

More detail:
Got questions?

Monday, June 23, 2014

1st Lesson on Rigging in Blender with Jeremy Davidson at Puppeteer Lounge

Here is a snapshot from our very first lesson on Cartoon Character Rigging in #Blender with the amazing Jeremy Davidson at Puppeteer Lounge. That was simply fantastic!

For more info on Cartoon Character Rigging Workshop in Blender, click here.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Puppeteer Lounge Modeling Workshop 2 “Cartoon Character Modeling”

Modeling Workshop 2 “Cartoon Character Modeling” from Puppeteer Lounge on Vimeo.

Hey guys, sharing with you folks the model from Puppeteer Lounge Modeling workshop 2 “Cartoon Character Modeling” conducted by our modeler/instructor Rupesh Kumar Gurung. This model will be featuring in Rigging Workshop 2 and Animation workshops as well.

If you guys would like to learn organic character modeling and sculpting, apply here!

Monday, June 9, 2014

Dolpo School (2014)

Dolpo School (2014) from Puppeteer Lounge on Vimeo.

We are really pleased to present Puppeteer Lounge's very first short "Dolpo School", celebrating Puppeteer Lounge's 2nd Anniversary today. The short is dedicated to our good friend Binod Shahi and the children of Dolpa region of Nepal. Hope you like it:)

Friday, June 6, 2014

morphing scans

morphing scans from Selena on Vimeo.

Morphing scans replicates realistic facial expression. Useful resources.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Animation Reel by Blur Studio

Animation Reel from Blur Studio on Vimeo.

Latest animation show-reel by Blur studio. Looks great!

RIGGING / Bone Modeling Helper Add-On For Facial Rigging by Jimmy Gunawan

Nice article by one of my student Jimmy Gunawan where he goes over bone modeling and rigging stuffs in Blender vs Maya!

The Wrath Official First Teaser Trailer


Here is the first official trailer of "The Wrath", a film by one of my student Antoine Cunningham.

Monday, June 2, 2014

SHAPES Brush - Update 1.0 from brave rabbit on Vimeo.

Fantastic update/add-on for SHAPES tool by Brave Rabbit. Grab the new brush tool here.