Category Archives: TVPaint

Animation Profile: Tina Hsu

Our first “Animation Profile” features Tina Hsu. Last year, Hsu’s LADY and the frog was the 1st Place Winner for 2D Animation Short Film (Full Color) at the annual Spring Show 2014. Since the completion of her film, LADY and the frog has screened in 27 domestic and international film festivals. While Hsu currently works […]

Sergio Pablos Talks About His Stunning Hand-Drawn Project ‘Klaus’ [Exclusive]

From Cartoon Brew: Animator and director Sergio Pablos has unveiled the breathtaking teaser for his hand-drawn project Klaus: No, that’s not a typo: hand-drawn. You could be forgiven for thinking the character animation was modeled and animated with CGI software because Klaus has the polished sheen of the latest big-budget studio CGI epic. But watch […]

Dog and Butterfly

from Wayne Unten Inspired by a visit to the Tyrus Wong exhibit at the Walt Disney Family Museum in August 2013, this is an animation experiment using digital brushes to achieve a watercolor look. All artwork was created using TV Paint 10.5 Pro on my Microsoft Surface Pro 2 over several months in my spare […]

Does hand-drawn (2D) animation need “saving” ? Read the whole article here: It’s Time To Admit That 2-D Animation Does Not Need ‘Saving’ . “Once Pixar proved that CGI was viable, its prevalence increased, and while it currently dominates, that doesn’t mean that 2-D is dying. The potential contenders for the Best Animated Feature Oscars contains two traditional films  (‘Song of […]

Interview with traditional animator Aya Suzuki

Aya Suzuki is a traditional animator who has worked in Europe and Japan for some of the world’s biggest animation directors, including Hayao Miyazaki, Satoshi Kon, Mamoru Hosada, and Sylvain Chomet. In this podcast on the Peg Bar and Grill she talks about her career in the U.K. and also how the animation industry works […]

Studio AKA

From Studio AKA’s Vimeo page. STUDIO AKA is a multi-BAFTA winning & Oscar Nominated independent animation studio based in London. We’re known internationally for our idiosyncratic & innovative work, expressed across an eclectic range of projects. Our story involves a creatively diverse group of artists who often work in close collaboration with each other as […]

Animating for Fun

Where is this dog going? Perhaps they are running to check out Wayne Unten’s blog here! Unten describes his blog as “The goal of my new after-work hobby is to animate for fun and let creativity flow, flexing those muscles more, and doing it on a regular basis. It’s good exercise. This blog will document […]

AAU graduate Justin Murphy to produce independent animated feature film

Academy of Art graduate Justin Murphy is in the process of developing an independently produced animated feature film called “Dawgtown” . Justin originally developed “Dawgtown” as his MFA thesis project at AAU. The animation in Dawgtown will be traditional, hand drawn  animation, but will be produced digitally with  TVPaint Animation , with Background art in […]

30 Days of Animation challenge

Animator Geoff King set himself the the challenge of animating something every day for 30 days  — 30 Days of animation from Geoff King on Vimeo.