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ANIMATIONWorld Drawing and Thinking with Koji Yamamura

"Many people ask me whether I use 3D techniques." The filmmaker gave a half-grin. "The answer is no. The way I get the 3D effect is that I draw a shade drawing at the same time as the normal drawing." As one of the festival judges, filmmaker Koji Yamamura (Mt. Head, Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor) presented a lecture on his working methodologies. He also had an extensive graphic art show and a retrospective of his films.

Mainly drawing directly on paper with a myriad of colored pencils, Koji scans the artwork and arranges the layers -- sometimes 10-20 -- using Japanese animation software....

Headline News Cartoons on the Bay Announces 2007 Pulcinella Nominees

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 28, 2007 at 12:00am

The complete list of programs officially selected for Cartoons on the Bay 2007, the international showcase of the year's best productions for television animation, have been announced.

The selection includes 162 programs from 19 countries (13 countries were represented in 2006) and will be on display in the digital video library for artists and professional in the industry, buyers, distributors, multimedia publishers and journalists.

Headline News DFN Gallery Features Animated Short Without Wings

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 10, 2004 at 12:00am

DFN Gallery presents Rick Finkelsteins exhibition of large-scale charcoal and pastel drawings and his animated short film, WITHOUT WINGS. This film explores the relationship between the artists need to create, the process of creation and the need to revisit past traumatic experiences. Once a drawing is completed, it is photographed and then reworked, with no trace of the original drawing except the filmed record.

Headline News Gnomon Workshop Releases Seven Concept Design DVDs

The Gnomon Workshop, in collaboration with Design Studio Press, has released seven new DVDs. Concept artists James Clyne (TROY), Scott Robertson (who launched Design Studio Press) and Feng Zhu (STAR WARS: EPISODE III) offer titles on sketching, rendering, drawing and environment design.

Headline News The Return Of Sketching Tours Of Italy With Life Drawing Instructor Glenn Vilppu

Take a tour of Italy where you will draw the sights and receive personal instruction from world class life drawing master Glenn Vilppu. Participants will go to places where most tourists never dream of going! When traveling through Venice and the Northern Lakes of Italy, Glenn will lecture on the local art. Everyone is welcome; it isn't necessary to be an artist. The 13-day tour is scheduled June 13-25, 2002.