Monthly Archives: May 2012

Animation Business as Unusual Life in Art

May 29, 2012

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“Fish Head” Swims Upstream   Ahhh,,, my indie film “Fish Head”. I’m hesitant to even disclose when the ideas first starting taking hold for this film. Not too long after my wife died. It has taken on various incarnations in … Continue reading

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Animation Filmmaker Spotlight Life in Art

May 25, 2012

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I want to Brag about a Student of Mine… Winter 2012 Class II student Laura Wood emerged as one of my “Stars” with her animated series “Holy Terror” about a rebellious girl named Cecilia at a Catholic School. She just … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Life in Art

May 23, 2012

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Last Time These Classes Offered with One on One. I’m trying to type with a huge hospital bandage on my finger, because I cut part of the tip off with an x-acto blade yesterday. For a while it looked like … Continue reading

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Business as Unusual Life in Art Serious Thoughts

May 22, 2012

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Art & Family © Dianne Poinski I had a great week last week, mostly due to a visit from my Sister Dianne and my Niece Nichole. Both highly creative, smart , witty and fun. As part of the creative village … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual

May 16, 2012

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Script Driven vs. Storyboard Driven Storyboard page from original Rocko Pilot It goes way back. The art of storyboard driven animation. Cartoons and animated shorts written and drawn at the same time. Because, of course, the drawn picture is also … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Usual Life in Art

May 11, 2012

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BIGGER IS NOT ALWAYS BETTER- ( In fact, quite often, it’s worse) Obviously in the case of the environment, a bigger car or a bigger house leads to a larger eco footprint where you are using more than your share … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Life in Art

May 11, 2012

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Viewer Discretion Advised. Okay,,, well. I debated whether to share this but,,,, I’m still kinda ticked about this. Nickelodeon censored my commentary on the third season DVD. There is still a bulk of the great stuff there. I guess it … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Life in Art

May 8, 2012

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For God’s Sake, Value The Time you Sell I celebrated a birthday last week, and if there one thing I’ve learned in my years is that the chunks of your life that you sell to mega corporations should be placed … Continue reading

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