Archive for November, 2011

Animation Flight School

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

I’ve been teaching the Animation Mentor Animals & Creatures Class 2 this term, and in particular we’re focused on animating flight (and flying dragons!).  Of course, if you’re going to animate a believable fantasy creature, you need to understand real flying animals, like birds and bats, and I’m going to summarize some ideas and then […]

On Gratitude, and Happy Thanksgivings

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Reflect on your present blessings, on which every man has many, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. There do appear to exist benefits to regularly focusing on one’s blessings. The advantages are most pronounced when compared with a focus on hassles or complaints… The first quote is from Charles Dickens, […]

The animation and animation-related musings of Kevin Koch