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    Royal Shrovetide football : The art of the game

    Royal Shrovetide Football!? I hear you question... To provide some context, Shrovetide is a large scale street football game that is believed to be the birthplace of the modern day football and rugby that we enjoy today. The game takes place annually in the countryside town of Ashbourne in Derbyshire. Read on for more about the game and its rules later, but first and foremost, let's explore the game's most iconic and creative feature:

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    Topics: Design

    This new tool will change the way you Animate...

    Just Keep Rigging

    As animators, rigging up a character can be one of the most challenging aspects of motion graphics we are faced with. For anyone unfamiliar with animation, a character rig is like giving your illustrated character a skeleton, to unify the movement of its features. It's what links or 'parents' the hand to the wrist, the wrist to the forearm, the forearm to the body and so on.

    Once these ‘bones’ are in place and parented up, it will give you an easier form of control, like stringing up a puppet! When you move the hand upwards, the arm will bend and raise with it, whilst still connected to the body. Using rigs will simplify your work-flow and bring characters to life in a more believable way. 

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    Topics: Video & Motion Graphics

    5 attributes clients should look for in their marketing agency

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    The death of social media as we used to know it

    Topics: Digital Marketing

    Creating a remarkable content marketing strategy in five steps

    Topics: Digital Marketing

    Eight design trends you need to watch out for in 2016 [infographic]

    Topics: Design

    A matter of perspective: The art of 3D perspective design

    Topics: Design

    Celebrating creativity and innovation: An overview of #CELive 2016

    Topics: Design

    Katapult named as a top 50 creative company at #CELive2016

    Topics: Design