Day 12: Let’s rock and roll

Paul Rig | Long Winter Studios

Happy New Year! We say, bring on 2017! We’re so psyched to roll out all this new stuff to you guys. Thanks for coming along with us on our 12 Days of Awesome as we debuted our awesome new Long Winter membership. On our final day, Day 12, let’s take a moment to recap some of the SWEET, super unique, animator-friendly perks of our club:

We gave you a sneak peek of some of the brand-new, super appealing kids we’re debuting this month.


We showed you our huge library of beautiful, hilarious, appealing characters!

Instead of sitting down and working that same scene with that same characters, you can grab any character from our ever growing library and bang out something completely fresh and unique. Whether you want to hammer out a bunch of tests or use a fresh character for every shot in your reel, you now have access to more characters than you can even animate!

We introduced you to Reno, one of our new, members-only, exclusive characters.

With Eric pumping out killer concept every single day, we can’t help but get busy building these guys. I gotta say, it’s a dream to be able to work with such talent and creativity. And over the next year, we’ll be in full production building the best characters we can with the most variety, creativity and enthusiasm we can muster up!

We showed you Mack, our new, super fierce (and cute!) bulldog, and also Dale, our new crocodile.

We introduced you to Paul, one of our new members-only exclusive characters.

And we walked you through the nuts and bolts of how membership works, in quick videos by our CEO, Andrew Conroy.

We can’t wait to bring you more and more of our very best characters in 2017. There will be new ones every month! Thanks for coming along with us and for being passionate animators who want to keep growing and improving. We’re right there with you and fighting for you!

Follow us on our Long Winter Studios Facebook page for the most up-to-date news on our new characters as they roll out. What characters do you want to see in 2017? Leave a comment below and let us know!

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In case you missed it, our 12 Days of Awesome so far:

Day 1: Meet Paul!
Day 2: Want all 37+ characters – our entire library? You got it.
Day 3: Wild Animals!
Day 4: Better price AND better characters
Day 5: Woof! More animal rigs coming in 2017
Day 6: Best rigs for animation students
Day 7: You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers (plus, meet Reno!)
Day 8: Look how cute our kids are!
Day 9: Super simple, point-and-click install in Maya
Day 10: We’ve launched! Become a member today!
Day 11: The nuts and bolts of how membership works
Day 12: Let’s rock and roll (recap)

Tommies Awards | Long Winter Studios

Enter our 2nd Annual Tommies Awards contest!

Are your animations ready? The 2017 Tommies animation contest is coming up in February! Stay tuned on our Facebook page for more details, polish up your shots with our Long Winter characters, and watch our awesome winners from last year: People’s Choice 2016, and our Staff Picks 2016!










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