A few weeks ago I wrote about seven rules for creatives from a friendly robot, these were the guidelines CG artist, designer, and creative François Leroy adheres to during his creative process.
One of these rules revolves around creating an effective feedback loop.
I previously write about focusing on volume…
“I have many problems,” the wailing willow told me.
I nodded my head in reply. My eyes took on a glazed look as my response had become almost automatic. I was well used to the wailing willows.
This familiarity created a breathing ground for contempt rather than sympathy.
Ugggghhhhh I feel so old
said the Kind Peacock woefully to his nephew, Coco.
His nephew sighed quietly to himself. This was a daily refrain from his uncle. One that he was used to and now tired of hearing.
He looked intently at his uncle. The corners of his mouth…
He is not alone.
In her book Thrive, Adriann Huffington quotes Dr. …
Have you ever met the Burpees?
Chances are that you have heard them even if you have never seen them.
You know when you pour a carbonated drink and hear that delectable fizzing sound.
Have you ever wondered what really makes that noise?
Well if you look very closely you…
Even as I type those words — 100 miles it sends a certain chill through me that remains uneasily at my very core.
Am I afraid? Yes.
But, I have found that fear is a familiar friend when I face big self-inflicted challenges. Like that time I decided to cycle…
Sound design can be a little bit intimidating, especially when you are not technically a sound designer.
But having at least a fundamental knowledge of how to create sound can allow you to experiment with learning how it can amplify your animation.
Previously I wrote about three steps to get…
In an interview with Ash Thorpe on the Collective Podcast, François Leroy aka the Friendly Robot lists this as one of his seven rules for creativity.
Rules which I discuss in greater depth here.
The friendly robot stresses
When you learn something you have to be focused on it, and…
Why would anyone want to run 100 miles?
I can’t speak for others who have achieved this great feat, but I can tell you about my why.
It scares me and is the opportunity to run and explore part of the world that I have always wanted to.
Nautical the Neurotic, was not always neurotic. In fact, he used to be quite a well functioning sea creature.
He was amiable and generally got on with everyone he met.
He had reached that point in his life where he was happily living on his own, comfortable in his own…