Are we not all but puppets conceived for someone’s reasons, then delivered onto a stage, on which to learn, evolve, conform or rebel, impact on or be impacted, trampled on and shaped by the others?
A selection of concept art images showing various aspects of the creation of ancient Egypt from 20th Century Fox and Ridley Scott’s most recent epic, ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings.’
Regina Pessoa, director of the award-winning ‘Tragic Story with Happy Ending,’ designs the poster for Annecy 2015 with a focus on women and history.
New York City-based directorial duo’s unique style combines vector art, animation and mixed media, and has resulted in work with Google, UPS, CNN and AstraZeneca.
New Cintiq 13HD touch combines multi-touch with Wacom’s renowned pen performance for a liberating and immersive digital creative experience.
Each time I return to New York, my spiritual home, it takes even less time for me to become uptight, tense, stressed and mistrustful towards others.
Wondering about copyright? Finally, a freely available guide to fair use (in accordance with American law) for the visual arts.
Animated television has changed dramatically since I began writing, I'm happy to say for the better...
Feeling famished and deprived in the relative calm of the Green Desert, my journey back to D.C. and New York is a welcome, though not altogether pleasant reprieve.
Jon Sasaki is the Charlie Chaplinesque little guy struggling with his Sisyphean challenges. Only the things he’s trying to achieve fall more into the realm of the bizarre and ridiculous than the practical.
Fred Patten looks at Chronicle’s new coffee-table book showcasing visual development on Disney’s Marvel-based animated superhero hit.
This workshop series will reignite a creative mind and the power and joy of imagining.
Production puppets, models, props and original handmade art from Oscar-nominated animation studio to be auctioned on February 12, 2015.
The deadline for submissions to the second annual Comic and Cartoon Art Competition is January 5, 2015.
At times when I become this sweet and mellow, it makes me reflect and wonder whether I am a wishful and naïve dreamer, utopian or simply losing my marbles. I shall let you know in the forthcoming blogs.
Fred Patten looks at the richly detailed coffee-table art book celebrating LAIKA’s latest animated feature.