Category Archives: Animation

Animation Business as Unusual

December 22, 2014

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The Auteur Approach I recently watched Miyazaki’s final feature film “The Wind Rises” again as well as the Studio Ghibli documentary “Kingdom of Dreams and Madness”, and yes, I’m saddened by the end of Miyazaki’s films, but something more important … Continue reading

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Animation Fish Head Progress

November 14, 2014

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Animation Fish Head Progress Life is so Daily

July 11, 2014

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Racing to the End? Or Enjoying the Process? Sometimes I think that my independent film work is the yin to the yang of television work. It’s polar opposite. Television work races to the finish. It’s all about the volume. It … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Filmmaker Spotlight

June 2, 2014

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A New Animated Trend? I recently caught two documentaries  on netflix which also have a strange trend to them. One was on title sequence artist Pablo Ferro ( Stop Making Sense, Dr. Stranglove) and the other on the very talented … Continue reading

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Animation Life in Art

May 30, 2014

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The Mighty Shoe Horn  I’ve got a one year old who teaches me that we can still lie on the grass and stare at leaves dancing on the trees. But I have not been there too much for everyone else. … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Serious Thoughts

May 19, 2014

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Animation Business as Unusual Life in Art

May 5, 2014

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Animation Fish Head Progress

March 31, 2014

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Discipline Discipline comes into all aspects of your life.What time you wake up. When you go to sleep. What you eat. When you work on your projects. A well disciplined life leads to health and happiness. But sometimes it can … Continue reading

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Animation Fish Head Progress

March 11, 2014

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You can tell how many changes this film has undergone since it’s first development art and the current animation being done for it. You can see the difference in the model design for the fisherman. I also earlier had a … Continue reading

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Animation Fish Head Progress

February 24, 2014

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Conceptual art for the Laughter pub scene, followed by a still from the rough animation. Animating Laughter There’s a scene in Fish Head where the main character Blister brings his meager fish to the pub only to get ridiculed with … Continue reading

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