Category Archives: Technology

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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Interview with Graeme Borland about being a 3D Artist and Game Developer, and his Daily Sketch Project

Posted at 11 pm on April 16, 2013 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Digital Illustration, Technology

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With huge leaps in innovation in the video games industry being made every day, modern games are rarely about simply going from A to B. Video games have become something to experience rather than play.

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Alasdair and Jock Projecting onto Buckingham Palace and Other Award Winning Animation

Posted at 1 pm on March 19, 2013 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Animation, Technology

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How many of us can say we’ve had our art projected onto Buckingham Palace while Madness played on? Well, animation duo Alasdair and Jock can. It’s hard to imagine how it must have felt to see their work shown on such a huge scale, and at an event they would’ve known millions would have been watching.

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Exploding Colour in Mimi Leung's Gif Tutorial

Posted at 8 pm on February 6, 2013 by

Posted in: Animation, Technology, Tutorials

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Mimi Leung’s work is a wonderful cacophony of explosions. Explosions of colour, humour, and body parts! Hers is work made tongue firmly in cheek, slightly dark humour but brightly drawn. Her burgers with faces and flayed characters dare you not to let out a little giggle. However, the comedy aside, Mimi’s illustrations and animations are full of great patterns and intricate details.

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