Before you start your project, make sure you are happy with the aesthetics of what you are going to produce. This can influence the toolchain you choose.

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To Cel Shade or Not Cel Shade – that is the question!

Anime style animation (and cartoons in general) normally use cel shading – 3D computer animation shading, but made to look more flat. So before you start on your own animation project, what shader should you use? Historical background In 2D animation originally cartoons were hand painted on sheets of cellophane. Each frame was hand drawn…

Speech Bubbles in Unity

One of the projects I plan to undertake is to create a cartoon series using “web stories”, a format for browsing through visual content on the web. It is particularly convenient on a mobile device, with most content vertical. Web stories support  static images and video clips, with single tap to continue on to the…