I came across this amazing sculptured scene contained within a small, simple box. As I swung open its flimsy doors, it unveiled to me an astoundingly fantastical realm hidden within its tiny confinements. Its thoughtfully choreographed scene bloomed with magical stories exploding with imagination and fantasy. It rightly took my breath away.
Growing up, I was a latch key kid, often coming home to an empty house after school. My babysitters’ names were Popeye, Tom, Jerry, Bugs and Daffy. I was literally raised on those old school cartoons with their over the top slapstick violence and impeccable timing.They would leave an indelible mark on me.
The Cartoon Art Museum presents original works of art from the feature film “ParaNorman” in an exhibit running from Saturday, August 11, through October 6, 2012.
Joe Kubert, a titan among comic-book artists whose work stretched from the Golden Age of the superhero to the gritty realism of the graphic novel, died on Sunday in Morristown, N.J.
Chronicle's new book goes in-depth to show the considerable differences and complexity of a full stop-motion feature utilizing LAIKA’s unique techniques.
Artist and Ralph Bakshi super-fan Jeaux Janovsky creates a tribute to Disney’s forthcoming “Wreck-It Ralph.”
The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA) and the Society of Illustrators have announced plans for MoCCA to transfer its assets to the Society.
…When we last left Mark, he was battling with a number-crunching Klingon and trying to Trek into the big Comic-Con sessions, where evidently too many had gone before him…
And so it seems that humanity is loosing appreciation and benefits of simple and pure nothingness, of silence and calm, which come with not being under pressure to talk, to respond, to converse, react, but instead to think and feel, digest and reflect. Why?
Ballistic Publishing unleashes EXPOSÉ 10, the latest installment of the Finest Digital Art in the Known Universe.
Now on exhibit at Comic Con 2012, Snow White and Pinocchio art are among the highlights of the Profiles in History animation collection, which goes up for auction on July 29.
The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art is closing its physical location; future arrangements will be announced by the end of July.
I’ve never been very good at math but there is one equation that I do understand: creativity + ambition + timing + a little luck = success.
Disney Animation has released a first look at Paperman, the short film by John Kahrs and Kristina Reed that fuses CG and hand-drawn animation techniques.
Spending time, living in and discovering a foreign country is exciting and enlightening to me. So, on this particular occasion returning to the “New World” proved to be more of a sobering experience than usual. As you read on, you will realize that it actually tested and contested my own tolerance and open mindedness.
Eric Fogel, creator of MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch, starts blogging on AWN with a little background on a youth spent at his drafting table creating comic books.
Veteran animator and storyboard artist Ryan Woodward goes indie again with "Bottom of the Ninth," a unique animated graphic novel app designed specifically for iPad
Disney has just released 8 character portraits with descriptions from Tim Burton's upcoming stop-motion horror flick, Frankenweenie. Check 'em out in 1200x1800 pixels grandeur.
6 new character posters have been released for the new DreamWorks feature, Rise of the Guardians, set for release November 21, 2012, including the evil villain, Pitch.
This reflection is devoted to the spirit of imagination, innovation, ideation and invention: how these precious values are reflected through the architectural realizations of the country called the “New World”. In my humble perception, something has gotten lost in translation. Are we slipping, losing it?
This new book celebrates in wonderful detail the art, rather than the making, of Pixar’s latest feature film.