Category: FILM/TV

Nov 12, 2013

Artist Adds Star Wars Figures into Landscape Paintings

Artist Adds Star Wars Figures into Landscape Paintings

In a recent series entitled Wars on Kinkade, digital artist Jeff Bennett of Alien Artisan, decided to have a little fun with some artworks by American mass-market painter Thomas Kinkade (1958 – 2012). While Kinkade has received criticism for the extent to which he has commercialized his art (e.g., he sells prints of his…

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Sep 28, 2013

Picture of the Day: Oh Magoo, you’ve done it again

Picture of the Day: Oh Magoo, you’ve done it again

OH MAGOO, YOU’VE DONE IT AGAIN Artwork by Pao In this cheerful piece of street art we see the famous cartoon character Mr. Magoo, who was created at the UPA animation studio in 1949 and voiced by Jim Backus. Magoo has even won 2 Oscars for Academy Award for Best Short Subject…

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Sep 26, 2013

Pixar’s 22 Golden Rules of Storytelling

Pixar’s 22 Golden Rules of Storytelling

Back in 2011, then Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats (now freelancing) tweeted 22 rules of storytelling, according to Pixar. Coats learned the ‘guidelines’ from senior colleagues on how to create appealing stories, tweeting the nuggets of wisdom over a 6 week period. Last week, artist and User Experience Director at Visceral Games (a subsidiary…

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Sep 11, 2013

13 Animated Gifs of Amazing Animal Facts

13 Animated Gifs of Amazing Animal Facts

QI (Quite Interesting) is a British comedy panel game television quiz show created and co-produced by John Lloyd, hosted by Stephen Fry, and featuring permanent panelist Alan Davies. Most of the questions are extremely obscure, making it unlikely that the correct answer will be given. To compensate, points are awarded not only for right…

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Sep 3, 2013

Recreating Scenes from the Lion King While on an Actual Safari

Recreating Scenes from the Lion King While on an Actual Safari

Redditor and fellow Canadian Brandon Heuser recently took the trip of a lifetime to the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. After returning to his hometown of Vancouver, he decided to rewatch Disney’s The Lion King. Throughout the film he caught himself saying, “hey I have a photo like that!”. Feeling inspired, he decided…

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Aug 17, 2013

Picture of the Day: The ‘Up’ Hot Air Balloon

Picture of the Day: The ‘Up’ Hot Air Balloon

THE ‘UP’ HOT AIR BALLOON Photograph by Matt Buck on Wikimedia Commons Seen here is the famous Disney Pixar UP hot air balloon at the Bristol Balloon Fiesta in 2009. The balloon was built and designed by Exclusive Ballooning and took six months to complete. The balloon has an active volume of…

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Aug 11, 2013

Speed Paintings Made from Various Foods and Drinks

Speed Paintings Made from Various Foods and Drinks

Vivi Mac is a freelance artist from France. In an ongoing series entitled Art Ephemere, Mac uses a wide variety of foods, drinks and ingredients to create speed painting portraits of artists, musicians and celebrities. The temporary artworks are preserved in photographic form and shared on Facebook with Vivi Mac’s 10,000+ followers. Below you…

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