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Illustration by Pete Reynolds of Follow the Lights
Animation by Alex Dobbin
Voiceover by Kate Miles
Script by Daniela Fetta
Posted by Thomas James on 07/21/15 under animation
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“The Land of the Magic Flute is a Motion Graphic Novel, a re-imagined version of Mozart’s classic Magic Flute. We decided to take opera and narrate it in a fresh and entirely new medium. We implemented the opera in a contemporary way, into the shape of a comic and a language that speaks to youth. Mysterious and full of secrets, atmospheric drawings and animations, along with seven complete arias and a music concept which plays with excerpts from Mozart’s composition, The Land of the Magic Flute Motion Graphic Novel creates an unforgettable visual and hearing experience.”
Ben Caldwell dazzles us this week with his eye-popping cover art for Catwoman’s Teen Titans GO! variant. In addition to comics, Caldwell has worked as a toy designer, on various animation/video-game projects, and childrens book illustration. He also writes and draws a popular series of “how to” books called Action! Cartooning. It’s nice to see more and more artists like Caldwell bringing their “animation-style” to comics. It makes perfect sense since there’s so much crossover nowadays between comics & the TV/movie industry.
Ben Caldwell is also known for The Dare Detectives! series of graphic novels, The Wizard of Oz All-Action Classics adaptation, and Star Wars Clone War Adventures comics.
Caldwell graduated from the Parsons School of Design for Illustration and currently lives in New York with his family.
You can see the latest sketches and project updates by following Mr. Caldwell on his twitter page here.
For more comics related art, you can follow me on my website comicstavern.com – Andy Yates
Four renowned Disney artists from Disney’s earlier days were asked to illustrate, from life, a tree. Enjoy!
Filed under: New Illustration
Posted by Thomas James on 01/19/15 under animation
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Posted by Thomas James on 12/28/14 under animation
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Posted by Thomas James on 12/22/14 under animation
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Grace Helmer uses strong brush strokes to create her rich, ethereal oil illustrations. The expressive color progressions in her paintings give the work a delicate, transient presence; the viewer can’t help but be caught up in the joy and beauty of Helmer’s brief captured moments. Her style is used to especially great effect in her animated pieces. Constantly changing textures and shapes create a depth and dynamism that one might feel could easily be drunk from the canvas. Helmer graduated from the Camberwell College of Art in 2012 and is part of the illustration studio collective Day Job.
The artist that goes by the pseudonym Cosmic Nuggets is an illustrator and animator with an eye for flat, weird, 2d creatures.
Check out his local haunts on the internet here:
I stumbled across this music video last week, and can’t get over how awesome it is. The flat, simple shapes give it a playful vibe that go along well with the lyrics.
Check out more work by the artist Jordan Bruner here:
Posted by Wendy Schiller on 04/03/14 under animation
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