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 …

Is Flash Being Discontinued by Adobe? All the Facts

I’ve seen statements like this all over different comment sections, and people still ask me if they should get our Flash Animation course, with the fear that the software will be discontinued soon and they’re concerned whether or not it’s even worth getting into it. I want to make this very clear, once and for all: Animate CC (formerly named …

Starting a Project with TVPaint Animation

In these 3-part video series we go over starting a project in TVPaint Animation, from storyboarding to a finished animatic. These lessons are taken from our full TVPaint Animation course. The course includes 36 HD lessons, teaching frame-by-frame animation, camera movement, 2D visual effects and much more. Part 1: Storyboarding Part 2: Publishing your storyboard Part 3: Making an animatic YouTube Tutorials are great. But… I …

TVPaint Animation course is launching on April 25

As we’re finalizing the lessons for our brand new course TVPaint Animation, I wanted to officially announce its release date. The course will come out on April 25. This is a big one. This course is packed with so much information, covering all the amazing traditional animation tools TVPaint has to offer. It goes in depth, showing how to animate an entire scene …

2 Free Lessons from Our Animation Foundations Course

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 …

Our Production Equipment

As you might have seen, we have started producing 3 new weekly shows on the Bloop Animation YouTube channel. In order to produce those shows with the level of quality we wanted, we needed to get some new equipment. I know a lot of people often ask about tools and gear, so I thought I’d save you the wondering.

2 Free Lessons from Our After Effects Animation Course

If you are interested in learning animation with the After Effects, but not sure if our After Effects Animation course is for you, check out these 2 free lessons from the course. The Graph Editor In this lesson we’ll go deep into the After Effects graph editor, showing how to manipulate the animation curves to get a much more refined and control …

2 Free Lessons from Our Maya Animation Course

If you are interested in learning character animation with the industry-standard 3D program, but not sure if our Maya Animation course is for you, check out these 2 free lessons from the course. Animating on a Path in Maya In this lesson we show how to animate objects along a path to create a controlled route for your animation. The Maya Grease Pencil In …