Hand drawn animation in the Disney tradition is a very different type of hand drawn character animation. To me, a resurgence may not be seen on the screen for a while, as it requires stories and characters and teams of artists with a lifetime of experience to bring that animation to life..
Creating art is a difficult practice even for the most accomplished of us. It’s impossible to ever reach a point at which we could say we’re finished learning. Frustration is an inevitability if we want to create and this will always be true..
Be always humble. Whatever is our skill level you need to respect other people and their opinion. It's a good thing to listen to criticisms about our job, it makes us better artists, and better human beings too..
I believe our creative potential to be infinite, but only if we are good stewards to our imagination and health. Take time to play and replenish the well of your imagination by keeping your eyes, ears, and heart open to receiving new experiences. Soak it in!
Senbei Norimaki (Dr. Slump) is a genius inventor who lives in Penguin Village, a place where humans co-exist with all sorts of anthropomorphic animals and other objects. He builds what he hopes will be the world's most perfect little girl robot, named Arale Norimaki..
Spank is a dog whose owner went missing on the high seas. While awaiting his return Spank strays at the beach every day. One day he meets Aiko Morimura, a junior high school student, whose father went also missing on a yacht tour ten years ago..
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Since 2013, Character Design References has supported and inspired a new generation of artists. We share only the finest artworks, the best tutorials and the greatest animated shorts with an international community of over 500.000 artists, art enthusiasts and animation fans.