Illustration // Thursday, May 17, 2012
In this little expedition, an explorer adventures into an unknown world, yet it seems that he has been there before. 'Umbra' is a short animated film directed by Malcolm Sutherland in with music by Alison Melville and Ben Grossman, and foley by Leon Lo. Sound design by Malcolm Sutherland as well. This animation is all hand-drawn using a mix of pastels on paper and digital animation with Toonboom Studio and a wacom cintiq tablet.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 16, 2012
We don't care if you are tired of cats on the web, because what Lee Hardcastle does is beyond just cats. He recreates films with claymation cats, violence and gore all included. His newest claymation is a remake of the 2011 Indonesian film, The Raid, an extremely violent movie directed by Gareth Evans. But we are here to talk about cats.
Illustration // Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Gino & The Garlic Myth is a creative collaboration between dutch artists Gino Hoiting and Daniel Roozendaal. This amazing animation, with its vintage Dadaist feel, perfectly expresses their preference in creating raw, analog imagery. The weird humor of their everyday lives plays a major role in the final product of the projects they complete together.
Illustration // Monday, May 14, 2012
Another transient day at the beach...... In this animated short Malcolm Sutherland lovingly pokes fun at the transient yet timeless life of the beach tourist. Animated ink on paper, made in 2007. Malcom is a filmmaker, animator and illustrator who is alive & well in Montreal, Quebec.
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.