#AD4EVER Back to Basics I: From Seed to Plant

As part of the series of #AD4EVER Back to Basics tutorials, we have released the first tutorial: From Seed to Plant, showing you how to animate a growing flower. This tutorial focuses on the frame duplication technique. It’s a great starting point for you to learn how to create a simple animation if you are new to this field. So begin by picking up your brush on the user-friendly Animation Desk, and learn the tips and tricks from these tutorials, you will be creating great animations in no time! Continue reading “#AD4EVER Back to Basics I: From Seed to Plant”

An Invitation to Join the Other 60 Million

Back in 2014 we had this bold idea to move every single one of our packages to the Kdan Cloud services, with a commitment to serve our customers better. We envision a drastic change in the industry and we were among those that created the bandwagon. Tech Crunch saw what we did and gave us the recognition, calling us an alternative to the substantially more expensive Adobe creative solutions.

Two months after our Cloud App Series launched on App Store in July 2015, we’ve piled up over 30 million downloads worldwide.

That number climbed up to 60 million today.

If you still wonder why others see us as the integral part of the next generation of digital content creation, we want you to ride with us.

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Inside Story of the Winners of iAniMagic2015: Part III – Alejandro Garcia, A Companion in the Fast Paced Animation Industry

In response to all the great feedback received from you, we wanted to add something a little different to the final edition of the inside story. There will be 3 questions at the end of this article, regarding the stories of each winner. Send us your answers to: pr@kdanmobile.com before April 30, 2016 and receive a special gift from the Animation Desk Team.

Only users who provide answers to all three questions will be qualified for the special gift. 

Daz Yang and Bermudy Chen, the winners introduced in our previous Inside Stories, shared the importance of creating storyboards for animation projects, and recommended some great features in Animation Desk, such as the advanced onion skin and frame manager.  Alejandro Garcia, the winner of iAniMagic2015, is taking us deeper into an animator’s inside world and sharing his experiences in designing video and animation projects.

"BOXWINGS", by Alejandro Garcia
“BOXWINGS”, by Alejandro Garcia

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Advanced Storytelling tips for Animators


With just over a week until the end of iAniMagic 2015 | The Living Light Box, it’s time to get into the hard work of getting your audience to fall in love with your story. There are a number of techniques and skills you can use to your advantage, but making them all come together is easier said than done. With that, here are some final tips to spur you on in these final days!

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Judge Profile – Stephen Egts and Storytelling for Success


Welcome to Part 2/2 of our Judge Profiles! We have the pleasure of introducing Stephen Egts today. With tons of experience in the worlds animation and storytelling, he has a unique perspective in what it takes to make a great narrative. Keep reading to learn about him, his animation style and what he’s looking for in iAniMagic 2015 | The Living Light Box!

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