Category Archives: Technology

Oscar Nominated 'The Bigger Picture' Painting Each Frame of Animation

Posted at 3 pm on May 23, 2015 by

Posted in: Hand Craft, Mixed Media, Technology

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‘The Bigger Picture’ is “a life-sized animated short” that employs a brilliantly creative mix of painting and stop motion animation techniques. In this Oscar nominated and BAFTA winning film, 2D and 3D surfaces were diligently painted for each frame.

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A Conversation with Tsach Weinberg about his New Digital Comic 'Needles and Dust'

Posted at 9 am on July 7, 2014 by

Posted in: Comic Art, Digital Illustration, Technology

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With the ever-growing prevalence of smart devices as a primary source of all-in-one entertainment, artists are developing new ways to present and publish their work.

We interview the creator of¬†‘Needles and Dust’, a new digital comic that takes advantage of new media platforms while also trying to stay true to the traditional format of a comic.

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Designing a Window Display and Discussing Mid-Century Influences with Ben Kirchner

Posted at 12 pm on February 4, 2014 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Character Illustration, Sculpture, Technology

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If you run on autopilot with your blinkers on like we do while making the annual run through the gauntlet of busy shopping streets, it’s possible you may have missed some of the illustrative gems that were around. Ben Kirchner created beautiful festive illustrations for the Ted Baker Christmas campaign and window, and takes us through the steps in the process.

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Talking to Victor Robert about Making his Childrens' Book and Being a 'Pre-vis' Artist at DreamWorks

Posted at 3 pm on August 9, 2013 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Animation, Reviews, Technology

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‘Brian Wonders is an upcoming self-published children’s book by Victor Robert. As well as working on his own illustration projects such as this, Victor is an in-house artist at DreamWorks Animation. The book is an idea born both from his experiences as an avid child reader of picture books and as a swimmer who grew up near the ocean.

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Jörgits Take Us on a Journey with Music and Animation in Tank and Bear Children's Book App

Posted at 3 pm on July 19, 2013 by

Posted in: Animation, Character Illustration, Technology

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Jörgits tells the story of a band of loveable aliens in search of a new home after extreme weather conditions render their planet uninhabitable.

With an important message about our own world, this app for the iPad is designed to be educational while also fun and entertaining.

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A Touchscreen Apocalypse in Persistent Peril's Animation for The Leisure Society

Posted at 10 am on May 16, 2013 by

Posted in: Animation, Digital Illustration, Technology

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Have you ever wondered what the end of the world might look like with the ease and convenience of a intuitive digital interface? Probably not, but the creative team at Persistent Peril have and bring the idea to life in a recent music promo they created for the two-time Ivor Novello nominees, The Leisure Society.

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