Today we’re going to break down how individual users can expect to use our new service, with video walk-throughs by our CEO, Andrew Conroy. Day 11: The nuts and bolts of how membership works In this video, we cover how to access your downloadable files via our website as well as go over the information […]
We’re setting our sights on a whole crew of new animals. And not just pets and wild creatures but anthropomorphic characters too! Day 4: Meet Dale! With our concept artist Eric Meister cranking out designs, we’re tackling some of our most challenging work yet: building incredibly flexible and appealing animals, creatures and anthropomorphic characters. Dale […]
Much of our work is silly or just pure entertainment, but we love when it also mixes with teaching and inspiration. Our summer project with Moondog Animation Studio was this educational short film for Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, which was commissioned to help teach the next generation about […]
This summer Long Winter got to rock and roll on a fast-paced, commercial short film for Moondog Animation Studio! Their talented team does excellent work across the board, and we were honored to work with their studio on this exciting and adventurous short for Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. […]
In addition to producing high-quality character rigs for all of our online customers, we also get to do custom character work for studios and schools. In this case, we had the pleasure of animating a few scenes with a very talented crew over at Lunar Animation. This summer we worked with Lunar Animation on a […]
Come on over and say hello! Luke is our latest male character rig and he’s awesome. He has the same killer setup as Franky and Kate – our Long Winter-exclusive, ultra-flexible TimberBeast system – and would make a great pair for Kate or one of our other characters in your next animation. Grab a copy […]
When “Zootopia” first released images a while back, I got pretty stoked. The amount of visual interest that was put into the designs made my eyes sing with delight. Then the film came out and I watched as an hour and 48 minutes of animation gold went sailing past my eyes. It was fantastic. Now, […]
We liked this T-Rex animation by Thomas Shek so much we had to make a GIF so we could enjoy it over and over. Flying… – T-Rex animation from Thomas Shek Get animating! Browse the Store to get your own copy or any of our other full-featured character rigs. For more Long Winter Studios news, […]
Our own T-Rex and Panter rigs in some nice animation work by CJ Burbage and Thomas Shek, respectively. Nice work, guys. Get animating! Browse the Store to get your own copy or any of our other full-featured character rigs. For more Long Winter Studios news, follow us on Facebook.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Another great clip using our Tom rig! This one is from Corey Stisser! You can grab a copy of our classic rig, Tom for $38! To see more of Corey’s work, check out his Vimeo page. And don’t forget to enter your animation in our Tommie Awards contest before February 19! For more Long Winter […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Cody has some good tricks up his sleeve as he mixes up a fancy martini in this great sequence by Andrew Rau. Browse the Store to get your own copy or any of our other full-featured character rigs. For more Long Winter Studios news, follow us on Facebook.
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.
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 […]
We we’re totally blown away by the quality of the animations submitted for the 2015 reel. We’ll be posting more of those clips as well as the full clips contained in the reel soon. Enjoy some work done using our characters!