Bran Dougherty-Johnson and Chad Colby: “Take Control of Your Health”


In Take Control of Your Health, designers Bran Dougherty-Johnson and Chad Colby present the facts, and distill the nuances of the health-care crisis in a advert for


I liked the style, color, and the flow of the piece. That said, some of the character animation seemed a bit stiff and drawn out, and I was scratching my head when there was no music or sound design to accompany the visuals.


Actually I think on top of having very stiff an unorganic animation this piece is also extraordinarily boring.


this piece goes to show that just because you know motion graphics, does NOT mean you know animation. And because the animation is so horrendous, the entire thing just looks amateur, regardless of the clean graphics. Learn to do a walk cycle, Bran and Chad. It’s ridiculous that this would even be posted. I’d never get hired if I had such shitty animation skills.

Brandon Lori

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let me rephrase that then: the colorscheme is well done, as is the overall design and graphic motion, but the character animation is poorly executed. While I can understand that the point was to make the whole thing look clean and simple, any time that one has to animate a character, it is best served by good animation, which this, constructively, clearly is not.

Bran Dougherty-Johnson

Duly noted, PeanutButter. I’ll keep working on it.

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