New styles and creative innovation are always in demand in the field of animation. Garrick Webster looks at how designers and illustrators are shaking up the motion design world.
The Bent Image Lab team demonstrate how to transform your pencil sketches into a finished paper cutout animation
The Lithuanian capital is in the middle of a cultural resurgence. Charlotte West talks to Vilnius-based illustration and motion graphics studio PetPunk about bringing its Soviet past together with its European future
Over this tutorial and next month's sequel, I will be looking at how to create an entire motion graphics piece that could well be used as an ident.
Character animator Tom Baker takes you through the basics on how to import, set up and animate simple 2D characters in
By harnessing the power of expressions, James Wignall shows how you can shave valuable time off your animation.
Shotopop explains how to make designs and illustrations match your shot footage with motion tracking in.
How do you give a fictional creature a distinct personality? Peskimo explains how to design a convincing monster.
Sam Rivello reveals how to create a fully immersive user experience that blends 3D models with the real world.
"The world is changed by many hands all working at once. I think some of my work has influenced some of those hands." Tom Dennis meets the man on the cutting edge of multidisciplinary creativity.
One of the biggest challenges I have faced when creating work that features 3D elements is getting them to mesh seamlessly with my composition.
Vinyl decals have made their way from the sides of vans to the walls and windows of shops, studios and homes. Ben the Illustrator reveals how to create one of your own.
Two games in the pipeline mean that 2009 should be a big year for German games firm Deck13. Thomas Watson discovers how they're rising to the challenge.
Airside's creatives explain to Dean Evans about future developments in animation for the web and their plans for a greener 2009.
In an ideal world, when creating 2.5D movies using existing photographs we would like all the separate elements within the image to have been shot separately and using the same light.
Whenever you're working on a new motion graphics project, don't start without reading this expert advice from the best in the business.