Pylon Animations Blog

The June Pylon Animation ContestJun 01, 2018

June Contest Theme This month's theme is picnic pests. How do ants, bees, dogs, flies, mosquitoes, lizards, or other pests ruin a perfectly good picnic? Whose side is the pest on? Is it a planned attack? Whatever you can think of, animate it! Be creative and practice your animation skills! Make sure to read the contest rules before you start. Prizes for June 1st Place Grand Prize Winner $100 Amazon gift card (or other...... Read More ⟶

The Tire Collaboration Animation - January Pylon Animation ContestMay 02, 2018

Congratulations to Derpy Duck for winning first place, TinSalad winning second, and Rômulo Silva third! Everyone did an amazing job! WATCH ANIMATION! Below is the list of the top 10 contributing finalists and why we thought their entries won: FIRST PLACE: Derpy Duck (Age 14) Amazing dinosaur rig and model! Well done! Derpy Duck won a 3D-printed trophy and a $100 Amazon gift! SECOND PLACE: TinSalad (Age 21) Great, fluid animation. Well done! TinSalad won a second...... Read More ⟶

The May Pylon Animation ContestMay 01, 2018

May Contest Theme This month's theme is a rube goldberg machine. A rube goldberg machine is a group of strings, levers, marbles, fans, cars, dominos, and so on that finishes with a final result, whatever that might be. It's all about how complicated you can make a simple task. Why water your plant when you can make a whole rube goldberg machine do it for you, but in the most complicated way? Something for nothing. This is a great way to practice all the animation principles in...... Read More ⟶

The April Pylon Animation Contest Winners!Apr 30, 2018

Congratulations to Cameron for winning first place, Jennie Wardle second, and Murat Sari! Everyone did an amazing job! WATCH FINALISTS! Below is the list of the top 10 finalists and why we thought their entries won: FIRST PLACE:Cameron Anderson (Age 26 from USA) Great job on doing your own voice over! Making your own music is a nice touch, too! Well done! Cameron won a 3D-printed trophy and a $100 Amazon gift card from Growth Plan SECOND PLACE:Jennie Wardle (Age 29 from...... Read More ⟶

The April Pylon Animation ContestApr 01, 2018

April Contest Theme This month's theme is: soccer. (Known as football in countries other than the USA.) How powerful can you animate a kick? Can you score a goal from the other side of the field? You can also practice animation techiniques with the soccer ball or the anticipation principle for the kick. Go all out! Be creative and practice your animation skills! Make sure to read the contest rules before you start. Prizes for April...... Read More ⟶




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