Category Archives: 2D Traditional

Alina Chau

Happened upon this artist wandering round the inter webs. She’s got some really nice watercolor works up on Etsy and her concept artwork is great! Definitely noteworthy. http://www.alinachau.com/Ice-Cream_Monster_Galleria/Welcome.html http://alinanimation.blogspot.com

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Nick Fox-Gieg

http://www.fox-gieg.com/ Also an animator I got the pleasure to meet. Nick does interesting work with animation and technology and the relationship between them. He currently has work in the festival circuit all over the East coast. Here’s a sample: Demo … Continue reading

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Dennis Tupicoff

http://www.dennistupicoff.com/ I also got to meet Australian independent animator Dennis Tupicoff last spring. He also brought along some films of his to screen, some really fantastic work indeed. I do wish I could relate all the great things he said … Continue reading

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LIMBO

Here’s an amazing game that I discovered recently. (Yeah I’m behind the times in gaming. Sue me.) This striking game is all in black and white and has an eerie soft focus that gives it a sublime beauty and creepy … Continue reading

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Igor Kobalyov

Talk about your animation masters! If you know anything about independent animation, you should know this guy. He really knows how to warp timing to tell extremely powerful stories with showing little. Much of his work is good ol’ Czech … Continue reading

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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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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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Machinarium

Okay, I know I already posted about Amanita Design but this deserves it’s own post. I have fallen madly in love this this little point and click game. It’s chock-full of charm, brain teasers, and beautiful background environments. So this … Continue reading

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Amanita Design

I don’t know anything about these guys but that’s what copy/paste is for: Amanita Design is a small independent video game development studio based in the Czech Republic. It was established in 2003 when Jakub Dvorsk√Ĺ graduated from the Academy … Continue reading

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