Animation artist Toniko Pantoja is not only a talented artist but a great teacher as well. Pantoja has created tutorial and process videos that cover a wide range of animation topics. Open the full post for links.
Around this time of year, after we’ve started the animation project, I often begin to get questions from students about explosions, fire, and other environmental effects. I will continue to update this post with interesting examples I come across that could be used as reference or inspiration for animation (in the fall) and comics/illustration (in the spring). Note: You might also want to check out a similar post on water effects.