Monday, May 17, 2010

Where the wild things are

It may not come as a surprise to you but some of us still haven't seen Where the wild things are directed by Spike Jonze. What some of you don't know (except for the people that do...there always are...)is that John Lasseter from PIXAR directed a CG test for Disney in 1983. Yes, that's right, 1983. In a land before time...

In my search for inspirational presentations I came across this one:

Master Assignment

Because we missed some thursdays, here's another episode in the Master Assignment series. For more background information on this piece, feel free to visit the artists blog.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Frank Frazetta R.I.P.

Monday, May 10, 2010
Frank Frazetta 2/9/28 - 5/10/10

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Elemental Magic

At the moment we are working on our opening scene of Private Care where it's raining. To make sure that the rain feels like rain, with raindrops splashing on the street and splashing on water pools we consulted "Elemental Magic", The art of special effects animation, by Joseph Gilland.

It's always reassuring to read that there are companies out there with special effects departments dealing with issues like how waves crash into a hawaiian beach or-in our case-how rain crashes in on crashed cars.