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.
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"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....
Veteran storyboard artist Mark Simon tries out Toonboom's Storyboard Pro to find out how the new software ranks in the world of digital storyboarding.
Thomas J. McLean chats with vfx supervisors John Knoll, Boyd Shermis and Mark Stetson about their Oscar-nominated work and the selection process. Includes QuickTime clips!
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.
In this months Animated Scene, Joseph Gilland gives readers a sneak peek at his upcoming book, Elemental Magic: The Classical Art of Hand-Drawn Effects Animation.
In this months Animated Scene, Joseph Gilland addresses the reality of paperless animation production, which used to make his blood curdle.
Alain Bielik enters director Terry Gilliams fairy tale, The Brothers Grimm, to uncover the vfx wizards who brought the world to life.
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.
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.
Karl Cohen has found a copy of Winsor McCay's long lost lesson on animation. Read about what it contains and what these tidbits mean to animation's history.
Don Duga explains the evolution of ideas that culminated in his "Drawing Key Poses for Animation" class, that utilizes Animation Toolworks' LunchBox.
Jean Detheux continues his series on the nature of art. This month he discusses approaching reality and its representation through art aware of our predetermined notions. In other wordshe takes a look at looking.
While many of us believe drawing is knowledge based, Jean Detheux explores how venturing beyond this "given" opens up an entire new realm of paradoxes, dilemmas and ultimately success.
Renowned drawing instructor Glenn Vilppu continues with his eleventh "sketching on location" teaching installment. This month we delve into one of the trickiest realms -- creating the illusion of atmosphere.
Renowned drawing instructor Glenn Vilppu continues with his tenth "sketching on location" teaching installment. This month we delve into creating three dimensional forms with the use of light.
Renowned drawing instructor Glenn Vilppu continues with his ninth "sketching on location" teaching installment. This month we learn about creating a silhouette and the importance of positive and negative shapes.
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.
Renowned drawing instructor Glenn Vilppu continues with his eighth "sketching on location" teaching installment. This month he discusses different approaches to quick sketching.
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Renowned drawing instructor Glenn Vilppu continues with his seventh sketching on location teaching installment. This month he discusses different approaches to drawing groups of figures.