Tag: animation

Aug 10, 2015

Bicycle Boy Watercolor Series Inspired by Studio Ghibli

Bicycle Boy Watercolor Series Inspired by Studio Ghibli

“Bicycle Boy” is a series of 10 watercolor paintings by Mateusz Urbanowicz inspired by the Studio Ghibli film, ‘Whisper of the Heart’.

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Jul 26, 2015

The Power of Empathy

The Power of Empathy

Animated short discusses the difference between empathy and sympathy; and the power of vulnerability.

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Jun 30, 2015

How Pixar Artists Made the Cars in ‘Cars’ Do Things Without Hands

How Pixar Artists Made the Cars in ‘Cars’ Do Things Without Hands

In “McQueen has no hands”, Pixar artist Rob Gibbs recounts the time he had to draw a scene with the following direction: “McQueen produces a map”.

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Jun 9, 2015

6 Minutes of Pixar Feels

6 Minutes of Pixar Feels

Even more impressive than their animation skills (which are second to none) is Pixar’s ability to tug at your heartstrings with characters and stories that you connect with.

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May 18, 2015

Recycled Animation Sequences from Famous Disney Films

Recycled Animation Sequences from Famous Disney Films

Rotoscoping was a technique Disney animators frequently used to recycle footage from older animated films. They would draw over existing animation cells to make new scenes with characters with similar designs, characteristics, and movements. This technique helped save time and money. You can also watch pt 2 embedded below. Movies featured: Sleeping Beauty, Beauty…

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Mar 26, 2015

Every Disney Movie Logo Variation in Chronological Order

Every Disney Movie Logo Variation in Chronological Order

Since 1995, starting with the original Toy Story, Disney’s logo, which is displayed at the beginning of a film, has been remixed and reimagined to give each movie a subtle and unique twist. In the video above you can see all of the variations in chronological order. The movies featured in this video are:…

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Mar 9, 2015

Chuck Jones’ 9 Golden Rules for the Coyote and the Road Runner

Chuck Jones’ 9 Golden Rules for the Coyote and the Road Runner

Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner are a duo of characters from the Looney Tunes. The characters were created by Warner Bros., animation director Chuck Jones and they made their first appearance on September 17, 1949. To date, 48 cartoons have been made featuring these characters (including the three CGI shorts), the majority…

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