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BODY LANGUAGE: Say What You Mean To

When animating, how your character moves their body can say more then any piece of dialogue. Our eyes account for 82% of our perceptions, says OnlineUniversities.com.  So it’s not surprising that in our communication with others… the messages we send aren’t just with words: Body language accounts for 55% of our of perceived communication.  Tone…

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SLOW MOTION NINJA FIGHT!

This is all kinds of awesome – thought I’d share for fun… Great reference for animation body mechanics and body language… The acrobaticalist ninja action heroes, NANDA, perform a well choreographed slow motion ninja fight as a crowd teaser for their upcoming touring show, “The Jacket” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.   Enjoy! “NANDA –…

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TIPPET STUDIOS: Creature Animation Masterclass

    William Groebe, Animation Supervisor at leading animation company Tippett Studio, presents a masterclass on animating believable animal characters in a live action feature, pushing the acting while retaining a feel for reality and realism versus cartoony-style animation. He also includes some great advice on what to include in your demo-reel to potentially get a…

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POWER POSES… Stop Slouching!

Power Poses Good for animation reference as well possibly your own well being…   In this video we take a look at “power poses” and other nonverbal communication or body language,  as Amy Cuddy of Harvard Business School discusses how we can actually change feelings we have about our own status through the physical positions…

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