Goals vs. Milestones

There’s a lot of talk about setting goals. I’ve heard people define a yearly plan for their business with certain goals such as “reaching 5000 email subscribers before the end of the year” or “10% increase of traffic every month”, YouTubers who want to get to 10,000 subscribers in 6 months, and other generic metrics. Setting up such goals is …

2018: A Year in Review

Another year has passed, and along comes another yearly review. These start coming faster and faster, don’t they? Might just be me… So how was 2018? In a word: Quiet. You might not have noticed it, because I try to publish as consistently as possible, and I have released a bunch of awesome courses this year, but I have been …

Character Animator Animation Course coming November 23

Exciting news! This upcoming Friday (AKA Black Friday) we’re launching a brand new course: Character Animator Animation Adobe’s Character Animator is a new player in the animation game, but it’s already made waves in the industry. It lets you record yourself in real time and use your face animate a pre-made rig, lip-sync and all. It’s pretty magical. And easier …

Which of Our Courses Is Right for You?

As our courses library continues to expand I’ve been getting a lot of emails from people asking me which course they should get, based on their own needs. In this post I’ll address some common situations and try to answer which course is right for you. I will also write a little about each of our courses to help you …

I Can’t Believe They Made Me Do Algebra

Warning! Rant ahead. When I look back at my days in high-school, I can’t not feel like I was cheated. Can someone tell me why, on earth, did I spend so many years trying to master Algebra? I wasn’t gently introduced to the topic. It wan’t given to me as a nice option to pick if I’m interested in expanding my horizons. …

Animator’s Block

Writers get a bad rap for being the only creative professionals to have their own unique illness. I’m referring to the “writer’s block”. Let me clarify something real quick: There’s no such thing as writer’s block. Writing is just like any other art form. The more you practice doing it, the better you get at it. The less you do it, the harder …

Recovering from a Hack

Last week we have recovered from a website hack that lasted for 6 days. Before I get into the details I want to make it clear – the hack is completely gone and the website is perfectly ok. Our platform is more secure than it has ever been, and in this post I’ll explain what happened, what it means to …

You Are Not Your Work

People, artists especially, associate themselves with their creation. It’s very common to feel that if people don’t like their work, it means they are bad artists, or even bad human beings. That is a very unhealthy way of approaching your work, and could be dangerous. If you over-identify with your work, to the point of feeling that the success or failure …