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8 Things Maya Noobs Must Know

So, you’ve always wanted to learn animation. You’ve heard of this software package called “Maya” and that it’s the industry standard for 3D animation....

Beginner Tips: Why You Should Master the Bouncing Ball Animation with Ray Chase

Bouncing ball demo in Maya with ghosting tool turned on The famous bouncing ball exercise. So you’ve heard of this animation exercise, and may have...

New 2D Animation Workshop: Walk Cycles & Character Movement

We love creating new workshops to help our students grow their skill sets, and this second 2D animation workshop taught by Jay Jackson is...

3D Shot Breakdown: Cartoony Animation with Torben Soettrup

Today we’re speaking to Cartoony Animation student Torben Soettrup! Torben has worked on feature films, TV shows, and commercials, and he’s currently at SYBO...

Animating From Home with Jean-Denis Haas

We were lucky enough to host Industrial Light & Magic Animator Jean-Denis Haas for our two-part webinar, Animating From Home. Not only is Jean-Denis...

15 Years: Celebrating with Mentors Greg Kyle & Dave Burgess

Celebrating 15 Years of Animation Mentor As you do with any important birthday, we’ve decided to celebrate 15 years of Animation Mentor all year long!...

4 Tips for Working from Home – How to Stay Positive

Heads up! We’ve got more working from home tips for you from our online community, and this week we’re focusing on the positive. Specifically,...

6 Tips for Working from Home – Online Students Got You Covered

Animation Mentor has been teaching animation online for 15 years (we’re older than the 1st YouTube video!) so we’re pros at working and connecting...