Monthly Archives: December 2011

Lotte Reineger

Any animation buff should know her, especially if you’re into cut paper. Lotte is one of the masters. If you can imagine stopmotion in the day where you had to wait until your film came back from the developer… jeez. … Continue reading

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Richard Almond Blow

Stoneworking. That’s a new medium to add to my collection. It reminds me of Eric Carle and Leo Leonni in its flat textured shapes. Although it looks like he probably lived at the same time. Love this. http://www.americanmastersofstone.com/Biographies/Richard%20Blow.htm

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Retro-Futuristic Monuments in Ex-Yugoslavia

Okay, THESE are cool. These sculptures are right up my ally, I don’t know about you. Dark, mysterious, otherworldly, supremely awesome. NOT TO MISS. http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/retrofuturistic-monuments-in?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

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Drew Green

Yay! Cartoons! This guy’s style seems to be a prevalent one for webcomics. One wonders where it originated. Still good to take a look. Keep up with modern trends. http://drew-green.tumblr.com/  

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Glossy Rey

Our teacher ALSO shared an animation studio with us. Here is what they had to say about themselves: Thinking of steering away from 3d for a moment, at the same time expressing our creativity in different styles of animation and … Continue reading

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Lisa Hanawalt

Up and coming comic artist from Brooklyn one of my teachers shared with us today. Yay! http://lisahanawalt.com/

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Pablo Auladell

I’m beginning to lose track of where I get these artist’s from but here is an illustrator from Spain with a rather nice paintings. I think I may have heard Dan Sousa mention him as inspiration, but I could just … Continue reading

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Stephen Irwin

Ooooooooooh dear… this guy. Renown animator who recently won best short at Ottawa a month or two ago. Favors dark, gritty, black and white, and appalling. Gotta love that shock value I guess. What is it with Brits and their … Continue reading

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Malcom Sutherland

Here’s a cool independent animator we should all know. We’ve seen a few of his pieces in our animation studio classes for inspiration. He has a pretty unique way of portraying characters and his work explores different styles and themes … Continue reading

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