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A trip to the wild West and a pirate ship

Reel by Keenan Goncalves

This is a fantastic reel from Keenan Goncalves. Check out the great western clip with our Walter on horseback getting shot by arrows, and Tom and Argus in a hilarious pirate scene at the end that totally cracked us up. Nice work, Keenan! Get animating! Browse the Store to get your own copy or any […]

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Student starter rig walk cycle by Kelly Vawter

Walk cycle by Kelly Vawter

If you haven’t seen it yet, here’s a really nice walk cycle with one of our student starter rigs featured in Kelly Vawtner’s 2015 reel – the rest of the shots are pretty awesome too. Browse the Store to get your own copy or any of our other full-featured character rigs. For more Long Winter […]

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Learn to rig a beard!

Learn to rig a beard in Maya.

Image Credit: Eric Meister – meistermash.tumblr.com The beard. Often a defining feature on any face. I want to take a minute to make sure your character isn’t missing out on an opportunity to show off his (or her?) killer facial hair. In the video below, I cover how to add a beard to your character. […]

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Call for entries: Win $100 gift certificate

Tommies Awards | Long Winter Studios

It’s time for the First Annual Tommies’! It’s awards season everywhere and we are ready to hand out some sweet recognition (and $$$!) for the first annual Long Winter Studios’ Tommie Awards. Here’s the deal: we’ve seen the awesome shorts you’ve been making with our characters and we want to highlight your work and give you the […]

Brooke animation sequences

Long Winter Studios' Brooke rig in an animation sequence by Michael Loeck on Vimeo.

Long Winter Studio’s Brooke rig shines in these animation sequences from Michael Loeck and Catherine Rousseau. Browse the Store to get your own copy of Brooke or any of our other full-featured character rigs. LongWinter Studio Brooke Animation Rig from Michael S Loeck on Vimeo. Brooke WIP 2 from Catherine Rousseau on Vimeo.   For […]

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“Okay for Everybody” | Walter animation sequence by Vasawat Changtroraleke

Long Winter Studios' character rig Walter featured in an animation by Vasawat Changtroralekeon Vimeo.

Look at old man Walter in this animation sequence from Vasawat Changtroraleke! He’s got a good five o’clock shadow and even better expressions in this great clip. Browse the Store to get your own copy or any of our other full-featured character rigs. Okay For Everybody from Vasawat Changtroraleke on Vimeo.   For more Long […]

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“I Hear That” | Tom and Claire animation sequence by Roman Kobryn

"I Hear That" screenshot of Long Winter Studios' character rigs Tom and Claire by Roman Kobryn on Vimeo.

Nice sequence with Long Winter’s Tom and Claire rigs by Roman Kobryn. If you want a copy of them for yourself, head over to our store. I hear that – WIP- from roman kobryn on Vimeo.   For more Long Winter Studios news, follow us on Facebook.

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“Known” | Franky animation sequence by Q

"Known" animation sequence by Q on Vimeo

Long Winter Studio’s Franky rig is the star of this killer animation sequence by Q. Press play below for some inspiration, then browse the Store to get your own copy of Franky or any of our other juicy characters. Known – short sequence from Q on Vimeo.   For more Long Winter Studios news, follow […]

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Call for entries: Be featured in our 2015 studio demo reel!

Animation with Long Winter Studios' character rigs.

We’ve seen so much incredible work done with Long Winter characters, and we want to see more! If you’ve animated a shot with one of our characters, you’ve got a chance of to be in our 2015 Studio Demo Reel! Send your work to support@longwintermembers.com For more Long Winter Studios news, follow us on Facebook.

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Dig Animation

DigRendered

Dig Animation uses Long Winter Characters in Commercial! Our friends up at Dig Animation contacted us a few weeks ago about using some characters in an up and coming commercial for Sasktel. We, of course were excited to have an opportunity to see our character animated, rendered and delivered by the great team up at Dig. […]