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  1. Unveiling the Magic: Rotoscoping

    Rotoscoping in Animation

    Unveiling the Magic: Rotoscoping in Cartoon Animation

    Want to juxtapose realistic characters with exaggerated cartoon creations in your animation? You should considered the technique of rotoscoping

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  2. Lip Sync - A Beginner's Guide

    Animated Lip Sync

    Lip Sync Animation: A Beginner's Guide

    Ever wondered how to get the lips of your animated characters to move in time with their speech? We've put together this beginners guide to help

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  3. Christmas 2023

    Happy Christmas 2023

    Christmas 2023

    We'd like to wish you a Happy Christmas and Best Wishes for 2024. We'll be closed from 5pm on 22nd December and will not re-open until 2nd January. During this time emails will be monitored, but any orders placed will not be processed until we re-open.

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  4. Squash & Stretch

    The Art of Squash and Stretch in Cartoon Animation

    Squash & Stretch

    We look at one of the key principles of cartoon animation, squash and stretch.

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  5. The Magic of Painting Animation Cels

    Chromacolour and the magic of cel painted animation

    The Magic of Painting Animation Cels

    Breathing Life into Art. We look at cel painted animation, a traditional technique which we think is worth preserving

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  6. Christmas 2022

    Happy Christmas 2022

    Christmas 2022

    We'd like to wish you a Happy Christmas and Best Wishes for 2023. We'll be closed from midday on 23rd December and will not re-open until 3rd January. During this time emails will be monitored, but any orders placed will not be processed until we re-open.

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  7. Christmas 2021

    Happy Christmas 2021

    A very Happy Christmas and let's hope for a restriction free, healthy 2022.

    The office will be closed from midday on Christmas Eve and will not re-open until the 4th January. During this time emails will be monitored, but any orders placed will not be processed until we re-open.

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  8. Marvellous Makes

    Marvellous Makes demonstrates Newplast Plasticine modelling

    Some episodes of Marvellous Makes have been made freely available by Azoomee on YouTube. Created by Super Strange Studios, these fun packed video tutorials have proved extremely popular with kids and their parents alike. In this example you'll see how to use plasticine modelling techniques to make a Newplast Plasticine snail.

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  9. Sturley Art Review

    Sturley Art Recommends Chromacolour Products

    Check out this latest review of our Economy Paper and 3 Pin Pegbar by Sturley Art.

    Find out about our products from the artists that are using them.


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  10. Christmas 2020

    Christmas 2020

    We would like to wish you a very Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2021.

    The office will be closed from 2pm on Chritmas Eve and will not re-open until the 4th January. During this time emails will be monitored, but any orders placed will not be processed until we re-open.

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