Tony Bancroft Interview

Tony Bancroft, animator and animation director, was one of the first Taught By A Pro instructors.  His courses on Squash and Stretch cover some of the foundational skills of animation.  In the courses Squash & Stretch 1 and Squash & Stretch 2, Tony describes the concepts of squash and stretch and demonstrates their application.  John [...]

Four Great Professional Animators Answer the Question “What advice would you give to aspiring artists?”

These four Taught By A Pro “pros” (instructors) have each spent decades in the field of animation doing amazing work at Disney, Sullivan Booth and others.  They have written books on animation, directed, produced and been nominated for major awards.  This is the advice that they give to aspiring artists and animators. From, Michel Gagné, Artist and Animator [...]