I found this over at Artella.com. If you want to make an anime consider going there and finding some artists to work with. I just wanted to show you folks a great little animation that i hope see come to fruition.
I watch a lot of Misty Chronexia’s videos. I thought it was awesome that he decided to create his own anime.
Here is the first episode.
Yes you can do it too!
I love this trailer for the comic book called Kairos.
It just makes me want to see this as a movie.
Maybe you can make a manga and animation that go hand in hand as a promotion! In truth Anime and manga go hand in hand. Often times Manga tests the popularity of something and if popular is created into an anime. In turn that anime creates Manga sales. Maybe an idea when you are deciding to get into business.
I heard that anime is really popular in France, probably even more so than the USA. There has been some awesome stuff out of France that is for certain. I wanted to share a great animated series and game which features some super awesome character design.
Just check out those awesome character designs below. Here is a making of Wakfu. The method is very similiar to what Jazza was teaching in the post below.
Sorry it was in French.
But I think you can get the breakdown. Here is a character design.
So then apply what you learn from Jazza’s training below and you should be able to create something awesome.
Also you can hire an artist to make a puppet like this for you. That way you can use them over and over again.
In case you missed it.
Here is the finished animation.
While Wakfu may seem like it is more complicated the basics are still there. You can learn a lot from this tutorial.
Part of making your own anime is not really just a step by step process. I can share many methods with you but you as the artist need to come up with your own techniques based on your time and skill level.
Personally I’m more into the 3d CG world because once digital assets are created then you can move them around any which way you want. However there is a drawback to cg as discussed in a previous article.
I want you in your endeavors to experiment with different methods. Here is an example of how some minimal movements makes for some interesting animation.
Here is a step by step from this great animator. I really like the character designs and would love to see them in adventures.
Great stuff and great breakdown, especially when you consider the planning part.
This is a great short. It is a 3d animation but it is also 2d.
I know a lot of you like 2d. So here you go. Rotoscope some 3d.
Hey folks I know a lot of you who make anime will eventually want a fight scene.
So here are some fight scene videos to learn from.
Sometimes you may feel all these cool tools are needed to make your own animation and that it costs TONS of money but the truth is there are tools out there which are totally free of charge and are very capable of helping you create and tell your story.
I’ve followed this team around for some time and have enjoyed watching them work on their project. I’m posting this here so you can see what free tools they use and check out the tons of tutorials they have that can help you create something cool today.
Check it out. Your list of excuses as to why you cannot make your own anime is getting smaller and smaller.