Alum and Content Creator Sir Wade Neistadt spoke with 10 Animation Mentor students and alumni who animated shots in our Student Showcase.
Animation Tips and Tricks Articles
Professional previs artist Bao Er Ho shares highlights from her career as well as key things you should know about previsualization.
Every animator has to start somewhere, and for most professional animators that somewhere was Autodesk Maya. Read on to learn why mastering Maya 3D is so important for your animation journey!
We have a very SPECIAL blog post from veteran mentor, Dana Boadway-Masson. She walks you through...
As a young animator looking for career advice, you must have lots of questions. Some of the most...
Fun Fact: Before Kevin was an animator he was a doctor and a neuroscientist! Since becoming an...
Animation Mentor Co-Founder Shawn Kelly shares why you need more creature animation in YOUR demo reel, regardless of the studios you are applying to. Read along and then go polish your demo reel!
Talk about a student success story! Animation Mentor alumnus Yair Gutierrez is killing it at...
Animation Mentor students share 4 great tips on how to stay positive, focused, and connected while working remotely.
Alum and Blue Sky Senior Technical Animator Teresa Storhoff, talks about her career path and shares her best animation industry advice.
If you missed our webinar, “ Is Animation Mentor Worth It?” with our awesome admissions team, don’t worry! You can watch the replay below.
We felt inspired chatting with Mike Mattesi of FORCE Drawing, as he shared his journey and his tips for beginning artists.
Did you know that drawing skills can be helpful for animators and that anyone can learn to draw?? Read our conversation below to learn more.
Pro animator Jason Martinsen shows us his workflow and walks us through a live animation demo in this webinar recap.
Pixar Animator and Animation Mentor graduate Luis Uribe shares his animation journey and advice in English y en español. ¡Sigue leyendo para aprender más!
We’re so excited to announce our 2019 student showcase and we hope you enjoy the work of these talented students as much as we do!
Get your fill of acting and animation tips with our series on Animating the 6 Basic Emotions. Polish your demo reel with advice from our awesome mentors, professional animators who are working across the industry on the coolest projects!
We are beyond excited to introduce a brand new workshop this fall taught by Jay Jackson! Jay’s workshop, 2D Animation for Beginners, will teach traditional animation with modern tools and is perfect for all of you animation nerds out there! Read on to learn more about Jay and our awesome workshop.
Animation homages aren’t a problem if you use them infrequently, but it’s important to keep your work fresh and creative. Read on to learn the top 5 clichés to look out for!
I love my job. I get to see students—who have a massive desire and passion to tackle their...
Get animation tips from our blog series on Animating the 6 Basic Emotions. Polish your demo reel with advice from professional animators!
Our new blog series focuses on Animating the Six Basic Emotions, and we’re covering them one emotion at a time!
Next up is Happiness, with Kevin Koch! 😀