“Animation Stuff”: A basic primer to help you get started creating your own animations


Animator Andrea Gerstmann works in TV animation. In this charming little playlist, she demonstrates the basics of animation as she draws and animates a fox.  Andrea is great at breaking down the animation process into small, easily-digestible sections, and not only explains how to do things but why she’s doing them.

How to design a fox for animation using Adobe Photoshop

Character rotation of the fox

Background design tips and tricks


Painting a forest background

Animating a fox trotting (quadruped walk cycle)


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