Using ZBrush with Your Wacom Cintiq

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Behind Neon Space Disco, Animation Dance Party’s Incredible Return

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My art journey from China to the US

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Experience the Video Post-Production Workflow with Intuos Pro

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My Setup, Equipment, and How I Stay Organized

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12 back-to-school tips for studying remotely and staying productive

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Basics of Visual Notetaking for Teachers

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5 Essential Tips for Art Students

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Returning to LightBox Expo 2021 – Animation Dance Party: Neon Space Disco!

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#WacomAtrevete2021

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Analogue Loaders

Analogue Loaders: A short film by Raphael Vangelis

Analogue Loaders from Raphael Vangelis on Vimeo. Raphael Vangelis is a London-based director who specializes in design-driven animation projects ranging from short films and music videos to TV commercials. He […]

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MerMay

How to Draw a Mermaid

Tom Bancroft, animator, character designer, instructor and Father of MerMay, shares his tips on drawing different styles of mermaids.

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Draw off

BuzzFeed’s Draw-Off Segment Draws a Crowd

BuzzFeed’s Draw-Off is a light-hearted drawing competition show where two artists sit face-to-face and compete in a series of drawing challenges – including drawing famous characters from memory. Sounds easy, right? Wrong!!

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Start using 3D

3D Tools for Artists: A Basic Primer

3d models can be a crutch that keeps you from learning basic skills, but they can also be a powerful tool to take your art above and beyond what would be traditionally possible. Concept artists have been using them for ages as an integral part of their workflow, but they’re still underutilized in other genres.

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A Successful Launch for LightBox Expo 2019

Wacom is very proud to have sponsored the first annual LightBox Expo this past weekend in Pasadena, CA. Hats off to creators Bobby Chiu and Jim Demonakos for dreaming up a brilliant event that brought artists across the globe together for the ultimate celebration of art. LightBox at […]

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Madeleine Chaffin

Making up lost time during the COVID-19 pandemic

When Covid-19 broke out earlier this year, my classmates and I were scared, but not from the thought of catching the virus itself; we were more worried about whether or not we could finish our final animation class assignment-our freshmen short films!

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All Things Animation With TheOneWithBear

It’s the final chapter of Sarajean Chung’s (AKA TheOneWithBear) fantastic Clip Studio Paint tutorials. Who’s cutting onions?! :'( Speaking of onions, Sarajean covers all things animation including onion skin, timeline, frames, […]

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Tom Bancroft: Father of MerMay

Header image from Lipscomb University Tom Bancroft is the creator of MerMay and the head judge of our end-of-the-month contest.  Many of our contributors this year have worked for Disney, […]

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Post-MerMay Profile: Whitney Pollett

This is the fifth in a series of interviews with hopefully, all eight artists who participated in the show we co-organized with Los Angeles’s Gallery Nucleus, then collaborated with each […]

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sincerity

Sincerity: Things I heard at Disney that I’ll never forget

It took me years to fully understand the concept of “being sincere” in your animation. In my mind, it means forgetting animation principles and feeling what your character is feeling. It’s only through that connection that your character will come to life and suspend the disbelief of the audience.

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car

No speed limit on creativity

George has always loved art, cars and making people laugh, and has turned his three favorite things into a successful Instagram account (@geo.baz) where he makes comics and memes about the stereotypes and the everyday lives of car enthusiasts (@Miata people, he’s coming after you).

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Yingzong Xin

My art journey from China to the US

Yingzong Xin went from working in the games industry in China to immigrating to the US and landing an internship at Pixar, which led to her current position as full-time […]

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