John Pomeroy with Mrs. Brisby maquette and a cel set up from Banjo the Woodpile Cat

New Courses from John Pomeroy on Overlapping Action

Taught by A Pro is proud to announce two new courses from legendary animator John Pomeroy.  In these courses on Overlapping Action, John describes and demonstrates the importance of how Overlapping Actions gives classical animation its beauty & fluidity.  He explains and demonstrates these principals in this Taught By A Pro video lesson.  In Overlapping [...]

Michel Gagné

Michel Gagné Interview & New Special Effects Animation Course

  New Course – Animating Fire Effects Michel Gagné has a new course on Taught By A Pro! The course  Special Effects Animation – Animating Fire – Torch Cycle or Animating Fire Effects for short as made available yesterday. In these lessons, Michel Gagné teaches how to create special effects animation assets. Michel walks through [...]

Announcing New Online Art School

Tom Bancroft, well known author and animator, has teamed up with Rich Lanam, an educational technology executive, to start an online art school called Taught By A Pro (www.TaughtByAPro.com). Tom’s work has been included in Disney animation favorites Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, Mulan, and many others. He has also written the [...]

Launch of Taught By A Pro

Announcing the launch of the new art instruction website, TaughtByAPro.com!  This will be THE website to get real instruction from Top Professionals in all forms of media!  Online courses will focus on the creative aspects of Animation, Character Design, Comics, Comic Strips, Illustration, Computer Animation, 2D Animation and 3D Animation.  The full list of the [...]