Illustration // Friday, June 20, 2014
This simple and minimal video for musical group Binary is a refreshing, analog take on the sometimes overdone animated look that we saw with the influx of digital rendering. With direction and design by Tom Bunker & Nicos Livesey and animators (2D and 3D) Blanca Martinez de Rituerto & Joe Sparrow, this video was written and produced for Binary, for their song G.O.D.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 19, 2014
Here's a little something to turn any frown upside down! Working as directors, animators, illustrators, and music makers the Layzell Bros create parodies of animated wonders. Here is Tiny Tim's "Livin' in the Sunlight, Lovin' in the Moonlight" spruced up in a Yellow Submarine-esque ride of watercolor skies, baloon shaped figures, and trippy fluid transitions.
Juxtapoz // Monday, June 16, 2014
"Fight!" is a short stop-motion animation with woolen puppets which was chosen as the trailer for the National Animation Festival in Bruz, France. It is absolutely wonderful!
Illustration // Friday, June 13, 2014
Caleb Wood is an animation artist. He is most interested in the dynamism of the mundane and overlooked, abstract, and all things moving. He incorporates several different mediums in his work, and aims to expand upon the possibilities of animation...
Illustration // Thursday, June 12, 2014
In this amazing animated video made by Nicos Livesey for metal gods Throne, the artist used embroidery to create a frame by frame illustrated story to go along with song 'Tharsis Sleeps'. This is one of the best things I've seen in a long time— indulge in it one time.
Illustration // Wednesday, May 07, 2014
This adventurous animation, Men in the Hills, is about beastly creatures living high up in de hills, shaking trees, catching chickens, eat coconut near the fire and slamming on drums. Illustrated and animated by Thijs Lansbergen, an artist from Rotterdam.
Design // Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Created by Marv Newland, this short animation is a dizzying observance of sound, color and movement. Newland has collected multitudes of CMYK symbols, moiré patterns, and registration marks, all pulled from cereal boxes and other common printed materials. Newland then isolated and assembled all of these different marks into this short film, titled CMYK.
Design // Monday, April 07, 2014
Director and animator Johnny Kelly along with designer Scott Burnett were commissioned by Pivot Dublin and the Dublin City Council to create a short video showing with design is important. Featuring simple graphics and no narration, the video is part of a project to get young people thinking about how the world is made around them, and where design fits in.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 20, 2014
From the earliest forms of life on Earth to the world of today, From the Big Bang to Tuesday Morning uses absurdist humour to tell the biological story of humanity. From a mighty cosmic explosion comes the matter from which evolve the mineral, vegetable and animal worlds. There follows a series of metamorphoses illustrating the branching out of the human genealogical tree.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to present MAGIC, COLOR, FLAIR: the world of Mary Blair, a comprehensive exhibition exploring the artistic process and development of one of Walt Disney’s most original, beloved, and influential designer and art directors, Mary Blair. From Cinderella, Peter Pan, Alice and Wonderland, and the development of the visual identity of Disneyland (it's a small world, especially), Blair is one of the most iconic artists from the classic Disney era.