Posts Tagged: animation

Open Source Creative Podcast #17 – On Selfishness

Yay! Another Open Source Creative Podcast episode. In this one, I have a long conversation with myself about the nature of art and open source software as it pertains to selfishness. Is art inherently selfish? Is it not? Is that a bad thing? And likewise for Free Software. Yeah… it’s an interesting thing and it… Read more »

Open Source Creative Podcast #16 – Let’s Talk Spec

At long last, another Open Source Creative Podcast episode is here! Sorry for the long gap between episodes, folks… it’s been a crazy month. In any cast, this episode was recorded back in March and in it I talk about doing spec work (that is, speculative work) as a creative producer of things. Episode 15… Read more »

Daily Tear-off Calendar, the Animation

One of the rewards for my Kickstarter campaign is a daily tear-off calendar, with a lie from Definitely True: Year One on each page of the calendar. It’s actually at the printer being made right now (woohoo!). One of the fun things about a tear-off calendar is that it’s built exactly like a simple flipbook…. Read more »

Creating 2D Animation with Blender and Krita, a Post Mortem

A couple months ago, I was contacted by Michael Crouch, a friend of mine who’s a commercial producer for an NBC affiliate station in Richmond, Virginia. He was producing a promotional spot for Angel Tree, a Salvation Army charity program that runs during the holidays. So standard fare: tight-ish timeline, low budget. However this was… Read more »