July 2018

CTP Pro 5 Review – Crater Software’s 2D Animation Program

  The Cartoon Television Program (CTP) Pro software is designed to be a used by the traditional frame-by-frame 2d animator without the need for expensive cameras and other equipment. It is Crater Software’s flagship program and has been around for nigh on 20 years.   The latest version 5 has some new updates and additions […]

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Best Toon Boom Harmony Alternatives

Alternatives To Toon Boom Harmony? – Here’s 3 Of The Best

  There’s no denying that in terms of cutting edge tools, variety, and wide use among professional studios, Toon Boom’s Harmony software is the Big Daddy of 2d animation programs.   And no, I’m not talking about this Big Daddy…     Yet, despite its all-round awesomeness it’s not necessarily the right fit for everyone […]

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Synfig Secures Funding From ASIFA-Hollywood

    Just wanted to make a quick post to say that last month (June 6th 2018), ASIFA-Hollywood made a $2,000 donation to the continuing development of the open-source Synfig 2d animation software.   Why Is This Important?   Well, the International Animated Film Society (ASIFA-Hollywood) is probably the most prominent and important society in […]

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How To Choose A Drawing Tablet – Top Tips For Beginners

  Choosing a drawing tablet for digital art or animation can seem like an overwhelming prospect when you consider all of the various makes and models on the market today. Look at any major retailer like Amazon and you’ll be presented with a staggering number of choices at varying price levels – from $20 up […]

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