Season 2 Episode 1 – Underlying Structure When Animating Expressions

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About Aaron Blaise

For 21 years Aaron worked with Disney helping to create some of the greatest animated films ever made. During that time he worked as an animator or supervising animator on "The Rescuers Down Under", "Beauty and the Beast", "Aladdin", "The Lion King", "Pocahontas", "Mulan" and more. In 2003 he was co-director of "Brother Bear" for which he earned an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature Film. After "Brother Bear" he helped to develop several projects but ultimately left Disney to pursue an opportunity back home in Florida. Aaron recently served as 2D Animation Supervisor and Character Designer for the "The Bear and the Hare" an advertisement loved by millions around the world. He is currently also working on a new animated short film, once again involving bears called "Snow Bear".

2 thoughts on “Season 2 Episode 1 – Underlying Structure When Animating Expressions

  1. Hey Aaron! Thanks for your wonderful lesson! I’m really looking forward to seeing more of your art tips. Each new passing week I find myself visiting your site to check out if there is more stuff available to watch! It’s really inspiring to see you draw and I admire your level of skill and knowledge. Nothing less from a Glen Keane’s “apprentice” I guess. And you can tell you’ve really pushed your artistic skills to the highest level, I mean look at the way you can just make a fantastic cat face from scratch with an awesome expression. It’s just breathtaking. I’m a 3D junior animator working on spanish company Lightbox Entertainment, but very familiar with drawing. I’m really eager to develop my 2D/traditional animation and art skills so that I may perhaps one day create magic that can inspire people. Thanks for your great and kind share :) Tiago

  2. Thank you very much sir

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