Category Archives: animation

my lynda.com course (2D animation principles)

It’s online! My fourth Lynda course has just been uploaded. If you don’t have a Lynda.com membership, you can get a free 1-week trial here, and watch it. 2D Animation Principles with Dermot O’ Connor Bring a cast of characters … Continue reading

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animation reel

Probably something I should have cut together some time ago!

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lynda.com free 1 week trial

So, you want to follow along some of my Flash lessons? Get 7 days of free unlimited access to lynda.com. Follow that link and get 1 week of access, see how you like it. If your time is short, I … Continue reading

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don’t frack our future

I’ve spent about 4 months creating the animation for an anti-fracking campaign for ‘Lush’, a UK company. Done in Flash, composited in After Effects, here it is: If you want to keep up with future finished projects, I recommend that … Continue reading

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third Lynda tutorial online

So, you want to follow along some of my Flash lessons? Get 7 days of free unlimited access to lynda.com. Follow that link and get 1 week of access, see how you like it. My third Lynda.com tutorial is up. … Continue reading

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there’s no tomorrow

Begun in 2005, and finally finished in 2012. Better late than never!   So, you want to follow along some of my Flash lessons? Get 7 days of free unlimited access to lynda.com. Follow that link and get 1 week … Continue reading

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my lynda.com course

So, you want to follow along some of my Flash lessons? Get 7 days of free unlimited access to lynda.com. Follow that link and get 1 week of access, see how you like it. I recently recorded a video tutorial … Continue reading

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tutorial-3 : dialog

So, you want to follow along some of my Flash lessons? Get 7 days of free unlimited access to lynda.com. Follow that link and get 1 week of access, see how you like it. The principles explained in this tutorial … Continue reading

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tutorial-4: flash walk cycle

So, you want to follow along some of my Flash lessons? Get 7 days of free unlimited access to lynda.com. Follow that link and get 1 week of access, see how you like it. Here’s part 1 of 4 part … Continue reading

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preston blair: how to animate

Every animation student should have a copy of “How to Animate” by Preston Blair – a book that’s trained countless animators over the decades. Here’s a sample page to give you a taste: The links were broken, this may change, … Continue reading

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