Animation is a wild thing. From Toy Story to Flash cartoons, animation has captivated the world for years. Specifically, 2D animation has roots in history going back to the advent of movies. This also ties into gaming as well. We all love games like Braid, Metroid, and Castlevania. However, it is one thing to sit […]
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Wait, if this is a website about video game design, why do you have animation articles on here as well?
It's simple, we love animation. Game design, development, art, and animation are all under the same umbrella we call digital design. These industries overlap so much that it would be silly for us to ignore animation when it plays such an important part of all digital design. Plus, we think animation is pretty cool. These are our favorite animated movies.
Included in our animation archives, you'll find articles about the different styles of animation, the difference between 2D and 3D animation, the current animation job market, the most respected animation studios in the world, and a handy list of the highest rated animation schools.
Although we write far more articles on gaming, we'll keep producing new and helpful animation guides, so check back for more.
Ever since seeing Spirited Away in 2001 by Studio Ghibli, I was enchanted by animation. You may ask yourself, how do I begin to even match that style or any style of animation? You love and admire animators and the art of animation, but you’re not sure where to start your journey into the art […]
What are the steps to completing a successful animation? Obviously, it takes a lot of time, skill, planning, and plain expertise. The animation pipeline is a detailed game plan for your project. When considering the ‘animation pipeline’, you should have a good idea as to what step of your project you’re on. The main steps […]