You may have caught in one of my recent tutorials (Creating looping Particle System) that I’m a new Dad. In that tutorial, I mentioned creating a DVD to entertain my daughter Noa (now 6 months old).
Well, I was contacted by an animator named Rob Wolf to say that he had, in fact, made a baby DVD using my, and other, tutorials. It’s called That Baby DVD, and it’s actually quite good. He licensed the rights to really good music, and the DVD features kid-friendly cover versions of songs written by artists like Fleetwood Mac, Paul Simon, Natalie Merchant, Joni Mitchell, and more.
So, if you’ve got a kid, age 0-5, or know someone who does, it’s a great alternative to Baby Einstein and any of the other myriad of DVD’s that will drive parents bonkers after while. Noa absolutely loves it (no really – there’s no other DVD she loves more, and we have a lot), so bought it as a gift for an employee of mine with a young child – she tells me he absolutely loves it too.
And, hey, if you buy it, you get to support you’e fellow AE enthusiast in the process.