Stick Figure Animation Course – Official Announcement

Have you heard of Alan Becker? The guy who created this: He isn’t only one of the most popular animators on YouTube (if not THE most popular), but he’s also been creating viral animated videos before viral videos were a thing. Since making Animator vs. Animation, Alan created a few more shorts in the same spirit, including spin-offs such as …

Why You Should Teach Your Kids Animation (Even If You Have Zero Animation Experience)

Learning new skills isn’t something children should only do at school. There’s a lot of fun interesting topics that aren’t taught at traditional (and even more modern) schools, and it’s often the parent’s job to expose their kids to new things. Homeschooling parents are knows to take control on their child’s education in a more hand-on way, but it’s not …

Teaching Animation Course – Official Announcement

If you’re a teacher, or a parent interested in teaching animation to their kids, we have something special for you. A brand new course – Teaching Animation. So many educators already use our courses and free content in their classes, so we thought – why not build something just for them from the ground-up? So we did. We’ve designed this …

They Wanted Me to Buy bloop.com for a Quarter Million Dollars

This is why domain or brand names don’t really matter. If you ever started a new business/company, or thought about doing so, you probably spent a good amount of time coming up with the “perfect” name. Naming your brand is hard. It’s like naming your child. I love coming up with names. I spend quite a bit of time thinking about …

Spiderman into the Spider-Verse: 2D or 3D?

Every once in while an animated movie comes out that is impossible to ignore. Spiderman Into the Spider-Verse is one of those movies. It is without a doubt one of the best animated films I’ve ever seen. Apparently I’m not alone. The film won the 2019 Academy Award for best animated feature film. But what is it that made this …

Why I Don’t Do Client Work

I worked for different productions studios (animation, VFX, film etc…), and noticed a few things about their business model. It’s mostly based on having minimal staff, getting clients, then hiring as many freelancers as possible to deliver the work to the client, and repeat. As my animation studio grows, I’m approached very often with offers to do client work myself, …