Square Bear Studio is thrilled to bring you our line of Paper Pups, a collection of pop-up cards, mini-cards, and greeting cards, all with a dog theme. When Erik decided to repeat his Dog a Day challenge in 2020 (one new piece of dog art every day for the year), he never realized that his […]
Did you know that Abraham Lincoln got involved in a duel, and with a hotheaded fellow who was a pretty darn good duelist? I sure didn’t, so not only did I have a lot of fun creating the book trailer for Donna Janell Bowman’s and S.D. Schindler’s new picture book, Abraham Lincoln’s Dueling Words, I […]
Introducing our new self-promotional video, with the voice-acting premiere of Erik. Though he won’t be taking the voiceover world by storm, he did want to personally share with you WHY an explainer video is so important. And he can explain it better in person than by writing all kinds of dry facts and figures. So […]
This started as a proof-of-concept for a client and turned into a full animation. I just couldn’t resist this little dog, he needed to have a little adventure. Plus, I love working in the doodle style. If you find this appealing, just think what a character coming to life in an explainer video or short […]
One of the core elements of animation is the walk cycle. Square Bear decided to set a big challenge: change it to a run, include a dog (believe us, dogs don’t move the same as people), and throw in a dog with lots of flowing hair. A whole lot of flowing hair that has to […]
I really love to animate, and Square Bear just seems to enjoy moving around so much. Here is a little GIF loop of our favorite bear joining Santa in his appointed rounds.