Art Story – An animated Journey into Art History

Art Story – An animated Journey into Art History

July 26th, 2013 | Animation, Art History, Film

“Art Story” is an original animated feature film about a boy and his grandfather who get stuck in a vast and imaginative world of paintings. It’s a story about an 11-year-old, meticulous boy, WALT, and his crazy, loopy GRANDPA — two complete opposites — who… Read More

Pre-Cinema Animation by Virgilio Villoresi

Pre-Cinema Animation by Virgilio Villoresi

July 9th, 2013 | Animation, Music, Videos

This is Virgilio Villoresi’s music video to the song “Submarine Test January 1967″ by John Mayer. Villoresi used optical toys in the form of a pre-cinema technique called ombro cinema to animate the drawings made by Virginia Mori. Other technologies used include lenticular sheets and… Read More

Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent

June 21st, 2013 | Animation, Film, Videos

Van Gogh is perhaps the world’s most popular artist, and BreakThru films shows his remarkable life as you’ve never seen it before. The Oscar-winning film company presents an animated re-telling of the life of Vincent Van Gogh inspired by the paintings which changed the way… Read More

Jan Švankmajer’s Kunstkammer & Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg’s “Black Pot”

Jan Švankmajer’s Kunstkammer & Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg’s “Black Pot”

The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture presents two new projects: Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg’s The Black Pot and Jan Švankmajer’s Kunstkammer, each created specifically for the new Garage Pavilion in Gorky Park. Garage Center for Contemporary Culture is an independent platform for new thinking… Read More

Design in a Nutshell

Design in a Nutshell

Are you a bit postmodern, or do you belong in the Bauhaus? Watch 6 videos about famous design movements through history from The Open University and take the test to discover your design alter-ego before sharing it with your friends. Ready to dig deeper into… Read More

Breakfast on the Grass – Manet with Puppets

Breakfast on the Grass – Manet with Puppets

May 28th, 2013 | Animation, Estonia, Videos

It takes 99% hard work and 1% talent to create a masterpiece! Here we have a video from Estonia inspired by Edouard Manet’s painting ‘Le déjeuner sur l’herbe‘ (Luncheon on the Grass) set to the tune of Maurice Ravel’s ‘Bolero’. And the actors are puppets… Read More

Dali and Picasso – Neighbours in Heaven

Dali and Picasso – Neighbours in Heaven

May 22nd, 2013 | 3D, Animation, Surrealism, Videos

Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso wake up after death in their own sort of heaven peacefully surrounded by their own works. Now they should learn to live together as neighbours or otherwise they could have an uncertain future. Not too much is known about this… Read More

Classic Disney Artists Show their Painting Techniques

Classic Disney Artists Show their Painting Techniques

May 22nd, 2013 | Animation, Documentaries, Paintings, Videos

A fascinating documentary from 1958 which takes you behind the scenes of Walt Disney Animation and shows what the artists do in their spare time. Meet some of the “old masters” who worked on timeless classics like “Fantasia” or “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”… Read More

The History of Typography

The History of Typography

May 10th, 2013 | Animation, Design, Typography, Videos

A paper-letter animation about the history of fonts and typography. 291 Paper Letters. 2,454 Photographs. 140 hours of work. The History of Typography Until the Digital Age, typography was a specialized occupation. Digitization opened up typography to new generations of visual designers and lay users,… Read More

Visual Arabia 2013

Visual Arabia 2013

Most excellent website “Watch the titles” is taking a look at Visual Arabia 2013, the gathering of creatives in the field of design, illustration, animation and photography which took place for the first time on March 20, 2013 in Dubai: “Visual Arabia 2013 was born… Read More