Lyndon Ruddy

Around the World with an Animation Career

Sometimes the life of an animator isn’t that different than that of a musician. I’ve spent a lot of my 30-year career moving around North America in what I call The Animation ... Continue Reading →

CG Student Awards Calls for Entries

The CG Student Awards, sponsored by Autodesk, has opened the call for entries for the 2015 contest. The event showcases excellence in computer graphics from students and recent graduates ... Continue Reading →

Awesome Dudeness Presents Animation Dance Party

YouTube channel Awesome Dudeness is kicking off its inaugural year by hosting a fun online competition: the Animation Dance Party. Submissions are open to animation students and amateur ... Continue Reading →

Pluralsight Acquires Creative Education Site Digital-Tutors

Online training company Pluralsight has acquired Oklahoma City-based Digital-Tutors, an online training resource for creative professionals. The $45 million acquisition — Pluralsight’s ... Continue Reading →

Kounterclockwise in ‘Forever-Land’: Extended Interview

We caught up with indie animator Jim Lujan and Cleveland rap sensation Deacon Burns (who with partner Kaya Rogue is best known as Kounterclockwise) ... Continue Reading →

January 2014 Tech Reviews

Maxon’s Cinema 4D Release 15 In Maxon’s 15th release of Cinema 4D, plenty of features have been added across the spectrum of needs for the user base, making the workflow ... Continue Reading →

Wacom Announces New Line of Intuos Tablets

Wacom has released a new line of its popular Intuos tablets this week. The new tablet line addresses a wider customer base with choices to fit the creative input needs of artists, designers ... Continue Reading →

Wacom Releases Two New Mobile Cintiq Products

It’s always cause for celebration when Wacom unveils new products! Today, the Vancouver-based company unveiled the new Cintiq Companion family of creative tablets and the new ... Continue Reading →

Italy’s View Conference Announces Cash Prize Contests

Italy’s popular computer graphics conference View has announced its 2013 categories and cash prizes. The conference is currently accepting applications for entries in four major ... Continue Reading →

Wacom Delivers the New Cintiq 22HD touch

Wacom has released the new Cintiq 22HD touch, a state-of-the-art addition to its expanding interactive pen display portfolio, now featuring multi-touch. Combining multi-touch with Wacom’s ... Continue Reading →