Alive Animation

My animation of the happy little squirrel from the course ‘Alive‘ by Pierrick Picaut.  An excellent course, I would recommend it and it has really helped me to fill in a bunch of missing gaps and further learn the animation process. For this animation, all the squirrel animations were created by me and I have

By |2021-09-21T09:51:29+00:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Animation, Blender|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How To Make Unreal Engine Look Cinematic

How To Make Unreal Engine Look Cinematic

William Faucher makes awesome videos when it comes to Cinematics and Film Making using Unreal Engine. An example of this is below and with a few fairly simple tips he provides you really can step up your work in Unreal Engine. The video below is one of his most

One Excellent YouTube Channel for Animation, Rigging and Modelling.

Royal Skies

There have been times when I have been stuck (with modelling or animation) and left feeling like I am not going to be able to find a way forward. But on several of these occasions, I have found a solution from Royal Skies. His short, concise and to the point videos are an excellent resource for quickly finding out

By |2021-09-07T19:27:46+00:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Animation, CG Modeling, Materials|Tags: |0 Comments

The 7 Workflows of Professional Animators

The 7 Workflows of Professional Animators

A video on animation workflows that is well worth watching. It emphasises that they are different approaches to these workflows and there are different ways to do things in animation. But Sir Wade Neistadt (sorry not sure of his real name or if this is his real name!) goes over different approaches for how you can animate your

By |2021-09-07T19:07:38+00:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Animation|Tags: , |0 Comments

12 Principles of Animation

The 12 Principles of Animation

An excellently made video, from Alan Becker, on the 12 principles of animation. This is something that every animator should know as well as being a really interesting video to watch. One thing to bear in mind is this video, is aimed towards traditional drawn animation, but the principles do apply to 3D CG animation as well.

By |2021-09-07T17:37:04+00:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Animation, Resources and Info|Tags: , |1 Comment

Ambient Ripples Video – Free Download

Ambient Ripples Video – Free Download

No modelling in this one – but created an animated material. Used the Wave texture node which is animated to create the large flowing ripple effect and then combined this with a metallic looking surface.

This video can also be downloaded for free, from pixabay, and used in your commercial or non-commercial work. For further

By |2021-06-22T09:30:59+00:00June 22nd, 2021|Categories: Animation, Blender, Resources and Info|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Animated Clock Time lapse

Animated Clock Face

One thing I can say from the last 6 months is that I have covered a wide range of modelling of objects and animations! This clock I started on my laptop where I did most of the modelling and then finished off the lighting and renders on my desktop.

The clock animation is fairly simple: – I

By |2021-04-27T16:27:14+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Animation, Blender, CG Modeling|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Blender to Unreal Engine Tools – Video Presentation

Epic Games – Blender to Unreal Engine Tools

I presented to the London Blender User Group on Epic’s Blender to Unreal Engine tools and the presentation is below for you to view. I go over the process required for downloading, installing and setting up the tools and also give a demonstration on how to edit an object in Blender and import

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