Illustration // Thursday, May 10, 2012
Mac 'n' Cheese is an animated short directed and created by four students at the Utrecht School of Arts in the Netherlands. This roughly two minute animation took about five months to make, and about a bajillion peanut butter sandwiches. When you find yourself running scared and running out of energy, there's only a few options left to outrun your opponent through the southern desert...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 10, 2012
An inspiring and charming motion graphic conceived by Hardy Seiler and executed with the help of his talented peers. Hardy Seiler is a creative in Hannover, Germany where he creates straightforward and compelling communication design. He specialises in corporate, editorial, graphic and design.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 09, 2012
The Walt Disney Family Museum present Heinrich Kley: From Fantasy to Fantasia featuring drawings by Heinrich Kley—Walt Disney’s most admired European illustrator—paired with art from Disney’s famed animated film Fantasia (1940). Opening this weekend from May 11 through September 17, 2012, the exhibition features 29 drawings by Kley and alongside more than 25 sketches, concept art, and maquettes from the Walt Disney classic film.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 03, 2012
Antonio Vicentini, who has a homepage of Boobiesareawesome.tv, just posted this fun video of the history of cameras as rendered in 16-bit, pixelated form. The best part is trying to figure out what the cameras are, and how iconic certain models have become of the years.
Music // Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Film makers Kirk Dianda recently collaborated with Amber B in making Japanther's latest stop-moton music video for "Come Back Home," and the animation cels from it are for sale on eBay—which ends Tuesday, May 2. All the art cel proceeds go to Mentalpod.com, a free podcast out of LA that deals with mental health, so click here to purchase original Japanther artwork used in production.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 22, 2012
Directed by Slovenian animator and director Rok Predin, "Inside" is a mesmerizing little video that was created through Trunk Animation studio using Cinema 4D and composited using After Effects. The animation's deceptively simple concept, peeling away the layers of objects to reveal a hidden and unexpected core, slowly builds a strange philosophical depth as its objects and revelations become more abstract and surreal.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 22, 2012
The universal language of this video, produced by Mountain Dew in Japan and involving a Magic Box event going on in Harajuku, Tokyo this weekend, is skateboarding and the artwork of former Juxtapoz featured artist, PEZ. The SF-based graffiti artist has his famed pyramids and color style animated for each skater to navigate around.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, April 21, 2012
Boolab is a production house dedicated to motion graphics, animation (2D and 3D) and the development of other visual techniques, both traditional and cutting or bleeding edge, and this is a reminder of where we came from and where we are going. A simple, infectious piece of animated art.
Illustration // Friday, April 20, 2012
Rubber House is an award- winning animation studio in Melbourne with a unique and wild style that draws from a broad range of experiences to provide hand-drawn animation and art direction for TV, film and interactivity. Their humorous short 'The Big Winner' is a perfect depiction of their awkward, witty humor and hand-illustrated style.
Illustration // Wednesday, April 18, 2012
There is an obvious antsy, excitable amount of energy and roughness in this short, graphic, slightly insane animation put together with drawings Tim O’Hern made while stuck in a hospital bed. Sometimes being at the mercy of your health isn't necessarily a bad thing, though from the looks of it things can get kind of maddening. Get well soon!