FREE CRITIQUE !

Would you like to get a free critique from us? Then come and visit us at the Pixel Animation 2017, on October 6th, in Quebec City, Canada. Eric, Darryn, Pablo and Tad will be there the whole day to present … Read More

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Pixel Animation 2017

Animation Critique is proud to announce its special collaboration with Pixel Animation 2017. This event will take place in Quebec City, October 5-6, 2017. Animation Critique will have its very own dedicated day! Yes, a whole day just for us. … Read More

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Welcome Tad Topping!

We are very excited to announce a new addition to the Animation Critique Team. Please give a warm round of applause for Tad Topping, our new Pro in the house! Tad is a talented animator, a great supervisor and a super … Read More

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Guest Series – Daniel Huertas – Eye Darts

Daniel Huertas from Squeeze Studio Animation is back with a new video about Eyes. Today, Dan focuses on how to make Eye Darts work properly and he also explains when we should use them in order to convey the right … Read More

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Why Is It Good? – Despicable Me

Today, Jeff takes a closer look at the upcoming “Despicable Me 3” characters in his new “Why Is It Good?” video…. or, as he likes to call it: “The Power Of Posing – Part DEUX”. Following his previous video about … Read More

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Why Is It Good? – Captain Underpants

Today, Jeff is bringing you to the “Wonderful World Of Arcs” and to the “Amazing Land Of Line of Action”! Using Captain Underpants’ trailer and other references, Jeff examines how the animators were able to push these concepts to achieve … Read More

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Tad Topping – Maya Layers – Part 2

Tad Topping is back today with his second demo about Animation Layers in Maya and he goes a little deeper into the layers world. Another excellent video packed with tips and tricks and precious information on how to speed up … Read More

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Animation 101 – Follow Through

Darryn is going strong with his 5th “Animation 101” video on the Animation Critique’s blog. Today, Darryn talks about the principle of “Follow Through”, closely related to “Overlapping”. What is the difference between these two principles, when should we use … Read More

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Tad Topping – Maya Layers – Part 1

Please welcome Tad Topping, our new Animation Critique’s Guest. Tad works as a lead animator at Squeeze Animation Studio and he is a Maya Ninja! On top of being a great animator, Tad is fast! He uses several tools to … Read More

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NEWS – Pixel Challenge 2017

Last weekend, Eric, Pablo and Darryn were at the Pixel Challenge 2017 in Québec City, Canada, and they had a blast! Forty-eight hours of pure madness where competitors had to create an animated short-film from scratch, and the results were quite amazing. … Read More

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