eyedesyn http://www.eyedesyn.com Motion Graphics Training with an Eye for Design Thu, 10 May 2018 17:24:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 102778099 Eye On Design: Kidmograph http://www.eyedesyn.com/eye-design-kidmograph/ http://www.eyedesyn.com/eye-design-kidmograph/#respond Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:35:26 +0000 http://www.eyedesyn.com/?p=9572 50/50 #mograph #loop #3D #footage #selfportrait #cinema4D #3Dtrack #design #art #kidmograph A video posted by KIDMOGRAPH (@kidmograph) on Jul 23, 2016 at 3:29pm PDT Welcome to the second installment of the “Eye on Design” series where I’ll highlight amazing artists that you need to keep an eye on!  For this month I’ll be highlighting one of the most well known and respected...

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Eye On Design: Stuart Wade http://www.eyedesyn.com/eye-design-stuart-wade/ http://www.eyedesyn.com/eye-design-stuart-wade/#comments Tue, 19 Jul 2016 02:15:13 +0000 http://www.eyedesyn.com/?p=5588 Welcome to the first installment of the “Eye on Design” series where I’ll highlight amazing artists that you need to keep an eye on!  The first artist I’ll be highlighting is one of my favorites, Stuart Wade, who has a very unique 3D style that I absolutely love.  The compositions he creates using simple 3D shapes are brilliant!  Recently, he’s been doing live streams...

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The Fleeting Nature of The Stream Of Consciousness & Importance of Saving Every Idea http://www.eyedesyn.com/gone-fishing-in-stream-of-consciousness/ http://www.eyedesyn.com/gone-fishing-in-stream-of-consciousness/#respond Wed, 25 May 2016 16:08:17 +0000 http://www.eyedesyn.com/?p=4549 The Fleeting Nature of The Stream Of Consciousness & Importance of Saving Every Idea Intellectual capital is the economic capital of the new economy. It happens all the time, you enter a room and forget why you went there in the first place. Thoughts can be easily lost in the hustle and bustle of our daily lives. We live in an age of constantly being connected, always checking our mobile...

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Steps to Landing Your Perfect Gig in The Design World http://www.eyedesyn.com/how-to-land-design-gig/ http://www.eyedesyn.com/how-to-land-design-gig/#respond Tue, 17 May 2016 16:07:57 +0000 http://www.eyedesyn.com/?p=4416 Tips to ensure your work gets seen and you get hired! Whether you’re trying to land your first design job or striving to move on up to a better one, the process of applying to jobs can be a shot in the dark. With hundreds and hundreds of people applying to the same job, you need to make sure you have the edge and stand out amongst the crowd. Here are some ways to increase your odds of being seen...

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5 Important Things Your Clients Need to Know About Your Freelance Rates http://www.eyedesyn.com/5-important-things-clients-need-know-freelance-rates/ http://www.eyedesyn.com/5-important-things-clients-need-know-freelance-rates/#comments Mon, 09 May 2016 15:40:29 +0000 http://www.eyedesyn.com/?p=4260 The importance of communicating to clients that they get what they pay for. We’ve all been there, a client wants to hire you for an animation that has a “needed this yesterday” deadline and a “loose change in my couch” type of budget. You can politely decline the gig, suck it up and take it knowing full well you’ll most likely be severely underpaid and severely overworked, or you can try to...

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There Will Always Be Someone Better Than & Worse Than You http://www.eyedesyn.com/create-inspire-interview/ http://www.eyedesyn.com/create-inspire-interview/#comments Tue, 12 Apr 2016 14:10:20 +0000 http://www.eyedesyn.com/?p=3783 I had the great opportunity to be interviewed by Jared Walker from Super Giant Ninja at NAB last year.  We talked about how I got started as a designer on Quantel Paintboxes and how I struggled starting out being self taught, how I began teaching, and some of the things I’ve learned along the way in my career thus far. Be sure to check out all the other interviews from Super Giant Ninja...

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Greyscalegorilla Podcast: Interview With EJ Hassenfratz from Eyedesyn http://www.eyedesyn.com/greyscalegorilla-podcast-interview-with-ej-hassenfratz-from-eyedesyn/ http://www.eyedesyn.com/greyscalegorilla-podcast-interview-with-ej-hassenfratz-from-eyedesyn/#respond Fri, 04 Dec 2015 15:59:08 +0000 http://www.eyedesyn.com/?p=872 Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS I just sat down with the man, the myth, the Gorilla, Nick Campbell when I was in town for HalfRez this year.  You can listen to our chat in the latest episode of the GreyscaleGorilla podcast.  I talk to Nick about my career and how I got started as a Motion Designer. Show Notes Sketch And Toon Model Pack EJ’s Tutorials Eyedesyn Subscribe to the Greyscalegorilla...

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Announcing 5 Day Mograph Animation Fundamentals Week http://www.eyedesyn.com/announcing-5-day-mograph-animation-fundamentals-week/ http://www.eyedesyn.com/announcing-5-day-mograph-animation-fundamentals-week/#respond Mon, 17 Aug 2015 19:38:21 +0000 http://www.eyedesyn.com/?p=47 It’s Week 2 of my 5 week long 5 Day Mograph challenge series on Lynda.com!  This weeks challenge is all about the art of keyframing; breathing life and character into even a simple sphere through animation. The overarching theme will be Animation Fundamentals and what terms like “Easy Ease, Squash & Stretch, and Timing & Spacing” mean and why they’re important.  You’ll learn about the most...

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Announcing the 5 Day Mograph Challenge http://www.eyedesyn.com/announcing-the-5-day-mograph-challenge/ http://www.eyedesyn.com/announcing-the-5-day-mograph-challenge/#respond Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:29:59 +0000 http://www.eyedesyn.com/?p=664 I’m excited to announce the start of the 5 Day Mograph Challenge that I am hosting on lynda.com! What is the 5 Day Mograph Challenge? The 5 day mograph challenge is all about getting better day by day and honing your skills as a designer and an animator. Just like athletes need to train every day to get stronger physically and musicians need to practice their instrument everyday, designers need to...

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Cinema 4D Training on Lynda.com http://www.eyedesyn.com/cinema-4d-training-on-lynda-com/ http://www.eyedesyn.com/cinema-4d-training-on-lynda-com/#comments Wed, 06 Mar 2013 19:44:52 +0000 http://www.eyedesyn.com/?p=668 You all may have noticed I’ve been quiet on the tutorials front the past couple months, but not without good reason! I’ve been very busy preparing my first in depth project based Cinema 4D course for Lynda.com, and I’m super excited to announce that it has finally released!  Check it out here! I am honored to be a part of the Lynda community and getting the opportunity to share my creative process...

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