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Archives for June, 2007

Bouncing Ball Tutorial

Much like Hello World is the classic introductory lesson for programmers, the bouncing ball tutorial is the standard exercise for animators. Inspired by my trip to Pixar, I decided to dive back into animation as a hobby — and what better place to start? A friend of mine at work told me about the version […]

Getting the Hang of Blogger

Okay, I’ve managed to tweak the look of my new Blogger blog to somewhat match the look of my web site, and I also copied a few of my old posts over to this new blog. I discovered by accident that you can add new color and font variables to the template, which makes it […]

Hello World!

I’ve decided to give Blogger a try. I really wanted to FTP my files to my ISP so they can live in harmony with my existing web page (www.FrameAdvance.com), but I couldn’t get that to work. *sigh* So my first blog entry is about blogging — lame! I’ll try to write about more interesting stuff […]

Pixar Trip!

Last week, my wife and I went on an amazing road trip to Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, CA, for an advance screening of their latest film, Ratatouille. For me, this was the adventure of a lifetime! I’ve been a huge Pixar fan ever since Mike Bailey, my Scientific Visualization professor showed me and my […]