How to Stay Focused on Big Projects

Morr Meroz Career Skills for Artists

When working on your own, on personal projects, it’s sometimes hard to keep a steady progress through the ups and downs of the creative process. Finding energy and inspiration to work is one thing, but how does one keep working on a long term project, sometimes spanning over a few years, without losing momentum? Well, that takes practice. My practice My first …

TVPaint Animation Course – Coming Soon

Morr Meroz Misc

Ready for some exciting news? After many MANY requests, I’m happy to officially announce that our brand new course TVPaint Animation, is currently in the making and will come out in April (final date will be announced soon). In the course, much like our other animation courses, we will teach you everything you need to know about animating with the …

Toon Boom Harmony vs Flash (Adobe Animate): Which One Should You Use?

Morr Meroz Hardware / Software

If you’re one of the many people looking to get into 2D animation, or are considering updating your workflow, you might be wondering: What’s the best software to use? The most common debate in the 2D realm is Toon Boom vs. Flash. In this article we’ll look at two of the biggest contenders. Toon Boom Harmony and Adobe Animate CC (the modern incarnation of …

Getting Inspired to Animate (Pros Don’t Wait for Inspiration)

Morr Meroz Career Skills for Artists

“How do you get inspired to animate?” is a question I hear a lot. I often wonder about that question. What does it mean? Have you ever heard someone asking an accountant “How do you get inspired to do taxes?” Probably not. Then why is that a question creative people often hear? We’ve all heard of a writer’s block. A painter who can’t find his …

2016: A Year in Review

Morr Meroz Animation Industry

Every year I like to take a few moments to write up some thoughts on the passing year, reflect on successes and failures, and write some of my plans for the future. So how was 2016? Last year I wrote that 2015 was the biggest year for Bloop Animation, and I feel like saying that again this year, but I realize …

Our Black Friday Deals

Morr Meroz Misc

Before I start this post, I just want to clarify, if case you’re new here, that we don’t in fact have any special deals and discounts for our products. Ever. But because Black Friday is upon us, I’d like to take a few minutes to explain the reasoning behind this policy. I’ll start with a story. I bought a new computer …

2 Free Lessons from Our Animation Foundations Course

Morr Meroz Hardware / Software

If you are interested in learning the basics of animation, but not sure if our Animation Foundations course is for you, check out these 2 free lessons from the course. Squash and Stretch In this lessons we cover one of the most basic principles from The 12 Principles of Animation, learning the concept of squashing and stretching, including different examples of how …