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Alex Williams an animator, cartoonist and animation instructor.
Alex Williams an animator, cartoonist and animation instructor.

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Why Does Maya Batch Render Too Dark?
Utah Teapot Lighting your scene using Autodesk Maya can be a tricky process. You get your lights to look just the way you want them to, when you render out a single frame, everything looks fine. But then, when you come to do a Batch Render of your final fra...

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Stuart Penn Talks Aliens in London on 3 August
Stuart Penn Framestore VFX Supervisor Stuart Penn will be talking about his work at a free event in London in two weeks, on Thursday 3rd August at 6.30pm. Events like this are a great way for animators to get a better understanding of the overall VFX pipeli...

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Bring Your Own Animation Tonight!
Lukin pub, Fitzrovia This one is for our animators in the London area: the monthly event  "Bring Your Own Animation" is taking place tonight, Monday July 17th . BYOA is an animation event that takes place every month at a pub in London .  This month the eve...

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11 Second Club Entry by Victoria Bailey
Here at Animation Apprentice we encourage all our students to enter the monthly animation competition known as the 11 Second Club . There are all sorts of reasons to enter, not the least of which is the chance for students' to showcase their skills and get ...

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VR UK - Today and Tomorrow
VR UK is at Ravensbourne today and tomorrow The UK Virtual Reality Festival is taking place today and tomorrow, 6th and 7th July, at Ravensbourne in London. Sponsored by the Arts Council and the Lottery Fund, this event looks to be a great opportunity to br...

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What's Inside our Online MA in 3D Animation?
What's inside our Online MA in 3D Animation? It's a question we get asked a lot; after all, anyone signing up for 18 months of study wants to know what they're actually committing themselves to. Course Overview Animation is everywhere. TV, in film, on your ...

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Weight Lift Animation by Joris Van Laar
Check out this excellent piece of work by Animation Apprentice student Joris Van Laar, who has taken the familiar theme of a character lifting a heavy weight and turned it into an excellent and entertaining piece of character animation. As ever, here at Ani...

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Animation Taster Day Monday 24 July.
Learn to animate a bird in flight Want to try computer animation, but not sure if it's right for you? Come along to   an Animation Taster Day in London on Monday 24 July. Animation Taster Days are all about helping prospective students learn about character...
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