10 days, 10 teachers, 10 tips – day 5 – Pose to Pose

giving gravitas by adding weight Day 5 Today’s focus is the pose to pose concept in animation. From my understanding, this technique is understood better in conjunction with straight ahead action. ” Straight ahead action scenes are animated frame by frame from beginning to end. “creates a more fluid, dynamic illusion of movement, and is better for producing realistic action sequences.”  However, pose to pose focuses … Continue reading 10 days, 10 teachers, 10 tips – day 5 – Pose to Pose

10 days, 10 teachers, 10 tips – day 1 – Follow Thru, Overlapping

the Devil is in the details Follow Through & Overlapping   Day 1 So here’s the deal. I’ve decided to brush up my animation skills. I’m following a great series by 10 experts in the world of Motion Design/Storytelling, School of Motion’s – 10 Days, 10 Teachers, 10 Tips, . I am focusing on not just the technical aspects of After Effects. The whole point … Continue reading 10 days, 10 teachers, 10 tips – day 1 – Follow Thru, Overlapping

Public Speaking – Authenticity vs Performing

This is the last in the series in my deep dive into public speaking. Ok, maybe it’s not soooo deep. After all, people have written entire books, dedicated podcasts, tv shows, etc on the topic of speaking in front of folks. In the second post, I mentioned the mantra I live by for public speaking, along with my gameplan and maybe the most importantly the … Continue reading Public Speaking – Authenticity vs Performing

Public Speaking – my experiences (the good, bad and the ugly)

Last time I focused more people’s irrational fears of public speaking, my salty view on the prestige of talking in front of people as well as the importance of having a game plan when it come to becoming a better speaker. As promised in the previous blog post about public speaking (link), I will begin to dive into how I came to my plan and … Continue reading Public Speaking – my experiences (the good, bad and the ugly)

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Red, Sugar Blues – with a bit of 💥

This Memorial Day weekend, I desperately wanted to avoid the traffic and the sweltering GA heat. Avoiding the heat was not an option but not taking Marta, finding parking, or paying out the nose for parking was fortunately a doable task. This year, Memorial Day weekend had approximatedly “X” people in the Atlanta metro area. Saturday was for doing adulting but Sunday is for relaxtion, … Continue reading Red, Sugar Blues – with a bit of 💥