August 9, 2019
I first came across the book by English author Ted Hughes when I was a kid. The book is called 'The Iron Man'. I loved the Faber and Faber cover:
And don't confuse it with Marvel's Iron Man as it's not related in any way. If you click the image above it will take you to...
August 13, 2018
Lisa Hanawalt is an illustrator and art director on Bojack Horseman. If you haven't come across the show on Netflix, you have got to check it out! It's my second favourite animated show after The Simpsons.
Click on the image below to view the trailer:
Here are some image...
August 12, 2018
I came across a really good image online and it showed the power of a strong silhouette in cartoon characters.
I wonder if you can name of these just by their outline alone? I got most of them, but not all:
One of the earliest animators was a woman called Lotte Reiniger...
July 26, 2018
In my previous posts I was talking about Stop Motion animation and it got me thinking about some of the earlier practitioners, Ray Harryhausen.
Before he went on to do his own work, he worked with Willis O'Brien, the guy who created King Kong. Here is a picture of O'Bri...
July 24, 2018
I've just watched the super-cool new stop motion film by Wes Anderson called "Isle of Dogs":
Check out the trailer below:
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Wes Anderson is one of my favourite directors, of both live action and animation, and...
May 31, 2018
I've been having fun this week creating a new animatic for a short animated film I am creating called "Blue Birthday". I am using Storyboard Pro from ToonBoom.
The story is about a girl who is looking for her father, but all she can remember is that he had a tattoo of a...
May 27, 2018
I've been having fun this week creating a new animatic for a short animated film I am creating called "Wendi-GoGo". I am using Storyboard Pro from ToonBoom.
The story is about a Wendigo that gets trapped in a forest with only a copy of Vogue for company and she longs t...
My love of 'The Iron Giant'
Artist to look up: Luke Pearson
August 1, 2019