Adobe Character Animator Advanced Techniques – Udemy course launch

With Adobe’s release of Character Animator 1.5 earlier this month, I’m pleased to announce a course covering all kinds of tips, tricks, hacks and new methods of using Character Animator in my new Udemy course “Adobe Character Animator Advanced Techniques!”

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Adobe Character Animator is a motion capture software making use of your webcam, keyboard triggers and audio input to create puppets that can be animated live.  As it’s a relatively new and growing program, there’s a lot that the novice animator can do but isn’t obvious or apparent from the control scheme. Advanced Techniques covers many of those tips and tricks, from making backgrounds travel to using video cycles to having emotive eyes with clipping masks and rigging an animal like a horse.

$10.99 course launch coupon is here!


Instax With Sierra – 18+ Patreon Set

This week’s Patreon model set is instax mini I shot with Sierra McKenzie in 2014.  It was shortly after I got my Fuji Mini 90 Neo Classic and I wanted to test out the double exposure features with a familiar face!

Uncensored twice-monthly 18+ sets like these are available at the $5 level on my Patreon, $1 gets you twice-monthly PG sets.  We’ve got weekday instax, model videos, and all my tutorials on photography/ animation/ video editing at higher tiers.  Become a patron for daily rewards!

Lomo’Instant Wide Roadtest + Review

The best way to test a camera is road testing it in some exotic landscape with a crazy model, and that’s what exactly what I did to put my new Lomo’Instant Wide camera through its paces!  We head to White Sands, New Mexico and see the ups + downs of this camera vs. other instant cameras in my collection.

Help support this channel via Patreon  and view more photography tutorials on my Skillshare page!

Art Model Instax Sale!


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Instax Mini/ Wide/ Square Sale!  This is only a tiny fraction of what I am selling- more instax will be posted in the days to come.

$10 each

6 for $50

10 for $75

free shipping on instax in US ($10 international)

8×12 prints $5 US shipping on first print ($15 international)

Write me at with questions and model requests!



Model list:

Maggie (my daughter)

Kacie Marie

Cacia Zoo

Hailey J




McKenzie Eckels

Ana Corbi


Lauren Ashley

Glass Olive

Sierra McKenzie

Kate Eff

Sky K Blue


Kelly Eden

Shasta Wonder

Alana Schoen

Corie Shannon

Annie Montgomery

Brooke Eva

Hattie Watson

Alysha Nett

Julia Fae


Erin Holmes

Trish Davis

L. Shima

Janette Adriana

Kaila Stone

Ariel Rhinofeeder

Anastasia Arteyeva

Victoria Elle


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Rigging Superheroes In Adobe Character Animator

Check out my full tutorial on Adobe Character Animator with $10.99 coupon and my full tutorial on Motion Comics with another $10.99 coupon!

Check out how to create superpowered motion capture puppets in Adobe Character Animator! I designed Wolverine in Adobe Illustrator, used Photoshop to get him ready for Character Animator, and was able to make a singing berserker with Adobe Character Animator’s motion capture and lip sync capabilities!

The Lomo’Instant Wide Splitzer Werewolf Selfie!

After my catastrophe with the Instax Wide 300 I had a bunch of film and Amazon credit to burn, and thankfully there was something else out there with the cool photographic effects that satisfied my creativity.  Here we use the “Splitzer” filter and the selfie mirror to do a quick werewolf.

Support the fine work of this YouTube channel with weekly model sets at my Patreon and see more tutorials at my Skillshare channel!

Final Day of the Udemy’s Easter Course Sale!

Today’s the final day of Udemy’s Easter Course Sale– where they have all the courses as low as they ever go with the prices.

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I’ve got a wide menagerie of creative photography, video editing, animation and sound editing courses each for $10.99 here – from Model Photography For Beginners to Learning Lightroom to Motion Comics and Adobe Character Animator, I’ve taken all the skills I’ve developed in making my own surreal pop art and filmed tutorials for each in hopes of spreading the gospel of the DIY indie art life.

Even though these are online courses, Udemy is set up where instructors like myself are easily reachable and responsive, and the courses have lifetime access.  My courses are also downloadable so you can watch on your mobile device even without internet access.

See you in class!