Money Saving Tips for 3D Animation

Thank you to Kate Sorenson and her couponing team for contributing this article. Kate and her team run the blog, Coupon Cravings, a site full of great deals and clever ways to save. 3D animation is engaging, creative and fun. It can also be a great tool for teaching and school projects. However, the costs… Read More »

Aardman Launches New Animate It! Kit

Have you ever watched an Aardman film and wanted to try plasticine animation yourself? Aardman have released a brand new Animate It! kit containing materials and software to help you get started. Built around Aardman’s world-leading stop-frame technique and characters, the pack comes complete with software, tutorials and moulds to make your characters. The kit contains… Read More »

Aardman & WARL create a new look for Clipper Tea

Aardman Commercials have partnered with WARL and Clipper Tea, the UK’s only company to boast a completely Fairtrade and organic range of tea, coffee and drinking chocolate, to create a gorgeous new national TV ad campaign for their Everyday Teas. Click here to watch Clipper Tea Advert The 20-second stop frame commercial, which was launched… Read More »

Scratch – Making an exhibition of himself

Happy birthday Paul Thomas and Scratch Scratch creator Paul Thomas celebrates his 50th birthday today (12 January 2012). Also, Scratch is thirty years old this year. To mark this auspicious occasion Paul has written a summery of his life in animation and beyond. Click on the pictures for larger versions. By Paul Thomas I’ve been… Read More »

19 + 1 days of Scratch – day 20

The Scratch the dog cartoon strip first appeared in Animator magazine issue 14, published in winter 1985. Scratch was drawn by Dr. Scratch, an alias for Paul Thomas of Tiger Trax animation. The scratch cartoon strip continued to appear in the next 19 issues of Animator until it ceased publication in 1995. Just when we… Read More »

19 days of Scratch – day 19

The Scratch the dog cartoon strip first appeared in Animator magazine issue 14, published in winter 1985. Scratch was drawn by Dr. Scratch, an alias for Paul Thomas of Tiger Trax animation. The scratch cartoon strip continued to appear in the next 19 issues of Animator until it ceased publication in 1995.   The birth… Read More »