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Production

7 Animation Production Tips – Render

Get your animation rendered despite the hardware(budget) limits of personal productions. Animation Production Tips to ease your way.

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Design

Modeling for animation – Body

Describing the benefits of edgeflow and edgeloops in 3D modeling and the general ways to use them on a human/humanoid torso and limbs.

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CGmascot hiStory

What drives people to blogging? Here’s my story. Also who is that bird-buddy of mine? Read on.

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Design

Surface flow – why it matters

Why surface flow matters in modeling: More definition with less polygons, correct deformations and better shading.

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Production

8 Animation Production Tips – Modeling and Animation

From things learned in Animation Production to tips that save you trouble. First collection focuses on modeling and animation.

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Misc

Blogroll – sharing is caring

Letting people know about some other good learning blogs(or similiar). Share your favourites!

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Presentation

Tutorial – Basic 3-point Lighting

Shows how to setup 3-point lighting, render passes for post processing and combine in Photoshop(or in other image editing software).

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Animation

Illusion of Life in 3D Character Animation. Part 2.

In part 1 we examined what makes good animation. Now lets take the animation principles in hand and see, via a case study, if novice animators make mistakes and if so then where and why.

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Animation

Illusion of Life in 3D Character Animation. Part 1

What are the most common mistakes new animators make and why? Could it be that the mistakes come from ignoring the classic rules of animation? Part 1. What is good character animation?

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Welcome to CGmascot!

Hi there. I feel there is a lack of 3D-learning blogs, so mine will be one – one with analysis, thoughts, tips and tutorials. Aim is to create learning material. Main topics are characters and animation…