Tag: animation

Oct 6, 2015

Alexandre Dubosc’s Chocolate Cake Zoetrope is Awesome

Alexandre Dubosc’s Chocolate Cake Zoetrope is Awesome

“Melting POP” is the latest animation film from the wonderfully, wild mind of Alexandre Dubosc.

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Sep 11, 2015

Stepping Into the Page: Prolific Disney Artist Draws in Virtual Reality

Stepping Into the Page: Prolific Disney Artist Draws in Virtual Reality

The son of cartoonist Bil Keane (The Family Circus), Glen learned early on the importance of holding onto your childhood creativity—and how art can powerfully convey emotion.

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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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