Life

Dave Dibble Teaches Us The Benefits of Figure Drawing

Figure Drawing, or Life Drawing, as it's often called, is the process of drawing the human figure in a studio environment. In some academic environments this begins with drawing from sculptures or casts of the figure, and over time leads to drawing from a live model, both costumed, semi-clothed and un-draped (nude).

Life drawing is widely accepted as the foundation for fine art ...


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Cubicle of the Month: The Original Tree House!

When looking back on Blue Sky's history, a certain cubicle comes to mind.

The Tree House is one of Blue Sky’s staples- the first of many creative cubes to decorate the studio and become a significant part of the company culture.

However, before Blue Sky made the move to Greenwich, CT, the studio was based in White Plains on the 17th floor ...


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Tweet @ Rio 2 Animation Supervisors!

This Month's Twitter Q&A is with Rio 2 Animation Supervisors Jim Bresnahan and Melvin Tan!


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THE MEATMAN EATATHON!

With a studio full of animators, crazy things are bound to happen! Last week the crew held The MEATMAN: Eatathon, where participants eat one hot dog every hour. Only two animators completed the challenge of eating 8 hot dogs in 8 hours.

Ken, one of the Eatathon victors believes, “It takes years of grueling training to complete an entire MEATMAN, and years more to ...


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Talking Rio 2: An Interview with the Director and Producers!

Rio 2 director Carlos Saldanha and the film’s producers John Donkin and Bruce Anderson sit down and talk all things Rio 2. Here is what they had to say about their journey through the amazon!


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The Crew Flocks to Miami!

Rio 2 has made its international and domestic debut, breaking Brazil’s record for the best opening weekend of the year. However, little does the world know that Rio 2 has been setting international records even before the film’s release!

The World Premiere of Rio 2 in Miami Beach, which crewmembers were able to attend, kicked off with Director Carlos Saldanha and a flock of ...


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