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.
Walt Disney Studios announces a touring exhibition of the art of "Frankenweenie," the new stop-motion feature from Tim Burton.
SIGGRAPH 2012 Art Gallery: In Search of the Miraculous presents exceptional digital and technologically mediated artworks that explore the existence of wonderment, mystery and awe in today’s world of mediating technologies and abundant data.
How do we anticipate the future and what will be the role for artistic individuals in its shaping? What kind of creative canvases will the future offer us? How will technology, sciences and their fusion with arts impact our creative powers? How will imagination fit into this brave new world?
Odyssey Pictures has put out a sneak peek at some of the artwork for the forthcoming animated feature, “Hank the Cowdog,” based on the beloved children’s literary franchise by John R. Erickson.
From our very origin humanity has been striving to unravel and unveil the grand design, the very scheme by which this vast Universe, and all within it, works, and the ingenuity by which it all begun, as well as where it is all evolving to. In this pursuit, as history has shown, we have wasted a lot of time seeing ourselves as unique, the center of it all, the ones around whom everything revolves.
This “making of” book takes an in-depth look at the concept and production art of DreamWorks’ upcoming animated feature, Madagascar 3.
I challenge students to expose themselves, not physically but spiritually. I call upon them to “take the condom off their head”, have an unsafe idea, for life is too short and precious for following in someone else’s steps, make your own path through an untapped space.
Pratt Institute, currently celebrating its 125th anniversary year, will be showcasing a host of talent at Pratt Show 2012, which will take place from May 7-10.
The Cartoon Art Museum celebrates five decades of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes with “Avengers Assemble!” an exhibition featuring some of the most iconic characters in comic book history, including Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Ant-Man, The Wasp, Hawkeye, Black Widow and The Incredible Hulk.
It's just a nifty day, as shown here by a nifty storyboard sequence from the new Aardman and Sony film, The Pirates! Band of Misfits.
We've got a nifty collection of model sheets from Aardman's and Sony's new feature, The Pirates! Band of Misfits, which hits the theatres in the US today.
To many the “system” is the symbol of oppression, the foe to resist in almost any cause. To us, not understanding something is a challenge that motivates and inspires, it ignites our imagination, makes us restless until, if fortunate, we arrive at an answer, a climax, whether right or not.
On Tuesday, May 15, the Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Howard Chaykin and Steve Leialoha for a special presentation on the origins of the "Star Wars" comic book and their experiences in creating the official Marvel Comics adaptation of the film.