Pixar’s RenderMan free for non-commercial use
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Mother Fucking Dalle [NSFW]
[NSFW for the title] To get the punchline of this stylish character sketch, it’s important to catch that the translation of “dalle” is “starved.” The… Read more
Xiangjun Shi: Why Do I Study Physics?
Physics and animation are not often bedfellows, but in the hands of Xiangjun “Shixie” Shi, they seem as natural a pairing as space and time.… Read more
Buck: HGTV Home “Global Spice”
Says Buck: In the second of our Sherwin Williams HGTV spots in partnership with McKinney, our inspiration goes global. Spices, slippers, masks and maps from… Read more
Jimmy Simpson: Square Street Studies
In “Square Street Studies,” designer/illustrator Jimmy Simpson distills urban life into colorful bite-sized loops. Says Simpson: I have been focusing on illustration for the last… Read more
Wayne the Stegosaurus
Hot on the heels of Gentleman Scholar’s Motionpoems short is another one from a small team at The Mill. “Wayne the Stegosaurus” is an adorable… Read more
Sometimes a simple technique brilliantly executed does the trick. With just an iPhone, several sheets of acetate, markers and a wicked imagination, Hombre_McSteez reimagines the… Read more
Motionographer on Reddit
Motionographer has its own subreddit on Reddit. Vote, contribute, make your voice heard. Let’s see if we can get this thing off the ground.
Jake Fried: Headspace
“Headspace” is a series of incredibly detailed evolving portraits created with with ink, gouache, white-out and coffee by Jake Fried.
Giant Ant: Costa Sunglasses
Giant Ant flex their storytelling chops for Costa Sunglasses with this boldly illustrated journey through the wilderness of Guyana.
Google: Todo a 1 Clic
Nico Chausovsky and Leo Campasso created this cute PSA warning of the dangers of sharing too much online (en español) for Google, Chicos.net and Red… Read more
“Book People Unite” PSA
Remember the wild things, giant bean stalks, and green eggs? How about drawing worlds with purple crayons, traveling the Yellow Brick Road or flying off… Read more
Ash Thorp: Project 2501, Homage to Ghost in the Shell [NSFW]
[NSFW] Designer/director Ash Thorp teamed up with photographer Tim Tadder and over 20 artists to reimagine the title sequence to the classic anime film, “Ghost… Read more
Gentleman Scholar: Motionpoems “Working Order”
For the Motionpoems Foundation, Gentleman Scholar created a flowing, painterly interpretation of “Working Order,” a poem by Dora Malech. From GS: Tasked with creating a… Read more
The Official Tumblr of Chuck Jones
Animation geeks, assemble! Chuck Jones is (officially) on Tumblr. Bow down.
Brand New School relaunches
Brand New School relaunches their web presence with emphasis on a broadened service offering.
MK12: Semi-Permanent Sydney 2014 Titles
MK12 created this elegantly understated title sequence for Semi-Permanent Sydney 2014, backed by a spooky track from Virtual Boy. Credits Created by MK12 Produced by… Read more
John Lasseter’s CalArts Commencement Speech
It’s that time of year again. Wide-eyed kids march into the workforce, hungry to take a bite of the industry pie. The day is graduation… Read more
FOOD by Siqi Song
How ’bout some FOOD for thought? Made by Siqi Song. Happy Friday!
If you’re in need a good chuckle, take five minutes to watch the lovingly crafted “JohnnyExpress,” the latest short from Korea-based Alfred Imageworks.
DIA relaunches and leans hard into branding work anchored by strong typography and clean design.
84000 “Words of the Buddha”
Giant Ant creates “Words of the Buddha,” an elegant 2D promo for non-profit 84,000. The non-profit, 84000, has an enormous task ahead of them: tackling… Read more
Conrad Ostwald Reel 2014
Now freelance and Berlin-based, Conrad Ostwald launches a new kick-ass reel!