DA Artist Star of the Day!I have said this many times, but I will say it again: I love Deviant Art. Sure, there is plenty of stuff on DA that is unappealing or even appalling to me, but that's true of every area of this planet. People are people. Still, at its core, it's a community of artists, so that's a place I want to hang out.. Most here are young, eager and wanting the chance to do that thing that every artists desires: make art for a living.DA Artist Star of the Day!10 months ago in Personal More Like This
I have been blessed in my career and some of that blessing has spread to my little corner of DA by having over 15,000 Deviant Watchers. There are plenty here that have more than that, but I like the ones I have. So, I've come up with an idea to spread that love and hopefully get you 15, 000 to get to know some of your fellow DA followers. For the next couple weeks I am going to spotlight a Deviant Art Artist of the Day!
Here's the way it will work: If you want to spotlighted in my next DA
Animation Story #8- My first anim. scene at DisneyI haven't posted a Disney Animation Story for a long time. I've written career related "inspirational" posts every once in awhile, but not an Disney career story. Here's the last one, I believe: http://tombancroft.deviantart.com/journal/Animation-story-7-Breaking-into-Disney-pt-3-278516657Animation Story #8- My first anim. scene at Disney9 months ago in Personal More Like This
This story was brought on by a question someone asked on my Tumblr page which lead to me answering with a story. I thought I'd share it here with you all. -Tom B.
Hi! I'm an animation student at UT Dallas, and I've been looking for stories and advice from great artists. What was your first big project, and what did you do? What advice would you give an aspiring animator
TOM: This probably isn't the answer you are looking for but my first animation for Disney was of a foot kicking a pot. I was (the legendary animator) Mark Henn's clean up assistant for about 2-3 years before I moved into ani