Teaching Comics Workshops at the Charles M. Schulz Museum

When I was given the opportunity to teach a set of week-long comics workshops at the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa, CA, I had no idea it would be such an important week in my life. This summer has been packed with teaching comics workshops for children and teenagers in my home state … Continue reading

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SEASON’S GREETINGS FROM KRAMPUS

Check out the making of the cutest lil’ Krampus I’ve ever seen here!

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TISSUE PAPER STOP-MOTION

Created by Yuki Ariga for Japanese paper manufacturer Nepia this lovely animated short features a cavalcade of delicately folded tissue paper animals. If you’re interested, here’s the making of video. (via NOTCOT)

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THE ART OF MONSTERS UNIVERSITY

reposted from nytimes: For the 2001 comedy “Monsters, Inc.” Pixar Animation Studios devised all manner of squishy, creepy, cuddly, fuzzy, wobbly creatures to populate that tale of monsters who harness the energy of human screams to power their city. Now, the film’s prequel, “Monsters University,” (now in theaters), takes its familiar lead characters — the short, green, one-eyed Mike … Continue reading

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ANIMATION WALK CYCLES

Can you ever really get enough walk cycles? I mean, really? Animation by Victor Preto Animation by Watermelon Drips Animation by Hannes Stummvoll. Animation by JD. Animation by Craig Knowles. Animation by Hotaruarc.

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“Paperman” Animation from Disney Studios

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Amazing “Day and Night” Animation

DAY AND NIGHT Look familiar? “Day and Night” ran before all showings of Disney/Pixar’s “Toy Story 3” back in 2010. Check out this behind-the-scenes look at the making of the short. Related articles The Writer Of ‘Toy Story 3′ Has Been Hired To Write The Script For ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ (pinkisthenewblog.com) Is Disney taking … Continue reading

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MARKERS ON PAPER ANIMATION

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/30719106] All markers on paper. Dang. Kijek/Adamski were also kind enough to post a video on their process. Very enlightening: [vimeo http://vimeo.com/29187948]

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Some Sweet Animation

I’m working with a good friend on an animation project right now, and I just happened to come across these stunning examples from Animade (great name, right?) of just the kind of thing I like:

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FUN STOP-MOTION

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