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The Illusion of Life

27 March 2018

There’s so much to learn from Disney, these 12 basic principles are only the start - but they’re a really good one. Following these principles helps to make animations feel more energetic or alive. You can use them to different degrees depending upon the style of animation you are using....

New Paint Engine

18 March 2018

As I mentioned before, Brush Ninja is in a constant state of improvement. I’ve spent the last few days working on a new paint engine. Paint Engine? Ok, I made up the name, but essentially what I have done is change how the images are drawn. I’ve broken things up...

Recent Brush Ninja Updates

13 March 2018

Over the last few weeks I have updated Brush Ninja at least once a day. What follows are some of the highlights from the last few days. New Tools Previously there were brushes (which I have decided are now pens), and now we have shapes and lines. Simple geometric objects...

Constantly Improving Brush Ninja

04 March 2018

Brush Ninja is something that I have been thinking about on and off for a very long time so I have lots of ideas. That doesn’t mean I’ve worked everything out, or I have all the answers, but it does mean I have a big old todo list. My development...

10 Principles of Motion Design

02 March 2018

Brush Ninja is designed to be simple to use so that anyone can animate, but that doesn’t reduce the skill needed to make fantastic animations. This animated gif shows 10 principles of motion design that will help to make your animations engaging to watch. Timing, Spacing and Rhythm Eases Mass...

Welcome to Brush Ninja!

25 February 2018

Brush Ninja is an online, browser based, animation tool. It’s an easy way to create simple animations, for free, without the need to learn complex software (or spend a fortune). In a former life I worked at Miniclip.com - and so I saw the development of the Sketch Star project....

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