Category Archives: Hybrid Animation

HybridAnimation.com is online

The Focal Press team has launched the companion website to Hybrid Animation – 2nd edition.  It looks pretty great! hybridanimation.com Happy to see the free online chapters there, the 6+ gigs of data and Jaguar McGuire in its entirety for … Continue reading

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Hybrid 2nd edition on Amazon! 4 months early! (that cover make me giggle)

Look at that – four months early!        A Christmas present! Oh my gosh, this cover makes me giggle so very much. Y’all don’t even know.  Thank you Paul Tillery (SCAD MFA Animation). The characters are from his thesis film and … Continue reading

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Paperman in Hybrid Animation 2nd Edition!

I’m so excited. I just received permission to include an image (not the press release image shown below) and some text about Paperman in Hybrid Animation. Thank you Disney!!!  The chapters are going into production next week. http://www.disneyanimation.com/projects/paperman And when … Continue reading

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All over but the FTP – Hybrid Animation 2nd edition done.

Well, there she goes – “Hybrid Animation 2nd Edition” uploading to Focal. Of course, there is copy edit next and that last moment to adjust and tweak.  But, for now – deadline met – almost three months early. I’ll test … Continue reading

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Hybrid Animation: 2 images away from being done!

This image is for Chapter Six.  Adding a little bit in there about how to do limited space shots in Toon Boom using the very magical button “Maintain Size”.  I’m reviewing the last little left overs and it looks like … Continue reading

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Toon Boom Bits – Hybrid Animation

I’m so excited to have this book almost wrapped up.  Just received notes from my fearless technical editor, Brent Morris, on the last little bits I have written for Chapter 3 & 5. Those hold outs are all in one … Continue reading

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Stop writing, already – again.

It has come to that time again, where my editor tells me to stop writing. I’ve run out of pages. March was spent figuring out what to cut, what to keep and how I can squeeze in the final 10 pages … Continue reading

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