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soup-draws:

Indecisions,

I suppose I should add more value to the Janga picture, and Fidget could use more blending, and softening.

Its been so danged hard to figure out how to finish any drawing I’d make…

historical-nonfiction:

Mussolini is greated with a giant letter M in a small village in Piemonte (1928)

Now this is just cartoony…

historical-nonfiction:

Mussolini is greated with a giant letter M in a small village in Piemonte (1928)

Now this is just cartoony…

ponyconfessionscommentary:

Everyone’s talking about Michael Brown, so why not me, too? I’ve spent so friggin’ long in the comments section of so many news sites and that’s just stupid, quite frankly. Even more stupid than spending 3-4 hours on a post on a blog with a hundred or so followers.

So I thought you guys would…

historical-nonfiction:

Here’s one of the most widely-believed myths about the medieval ages: that most Europeans thought the world was flat. They did not. Almost all medieval scholars believed the world was round. But it makes the “Dark Ages” sound more backwards and ignorant, and since most people today do not know or care much about the time period, the myth persists.

More instances where we severely give even less credit to our historical ancestors than previously thought?

historical-nonfiction:

Here’s one of the most widely-believed myths about the medieval ages: that most Europeans thought the world was flat. They did not. Almost all medieval scholars believed the world was round. But it makes the “Dark Ages” sound more backwards and ignorant, and since most people today do not know or care much about the time period, the myth persists.

More instances where we severely give even less credit to our historical ancestors than previously thought?

ca-tsuka:

Stills from The 2 Queens pilot.
French/japanese animated feature film project directed by Savin Yeatman-Eiffel (Oban Star-Racers).
Animation : Toshiyuki Inoue, Takeshi Honda.
Concept-designs : Hidekazu Ohara, Joel Jurion.
Character-designs : Bahi JD.
Background-designs : Thomas Romain, Yann Legall, Julien Georgel.
Storyboard : Ivan Gomez.
Production : Sav! The World.

If you’re in France, don’t miss their panel at Japan Expo festival.

I am taking too much time doing this…

I am taking too much time doing this…

animationforce:

Did you hear about the new rules for animation Oscars? The biggest news is that DVD screeners are now required for any eligible Best Animated Picture film. For those of you unfamiliar with Academy Award terminology (which is fine; don’t feel bad!), screeners are the discs or sometimes digital copies of a film that are sent out in advance of the film’s public release. This is good news for films who do not receive such wide publicity or a large theatrical release because awards voters and critics are able to view the films! (Think Ernest and Celestine of last year’s Oscars). 

There’s good news for animated shorts next year, too. Films with nontheatrical exhibition or distribution to the public can still qualify for consideration by the Academy ifthey win an award at a film festival. 

I think these changes are a good move and will allow more quality animation to get the recognition it deserves, even if we don’t see smaller studio wins immediately.

- Courtney (HarmonicaCave)

Bring that publicity to the little studios!

teamlunch:

I found this in an old sketchbook. I wanted to try and figure out how the skull of this anime person would look since her mouth is almost in line with where her eyes start.

teamlunch:

I found this in an old sketchbook. I wanted to try and figure out how the skull of this anime person would look since her mouth is almost in line with where her eyes start.

jazlyte:

"Clint Love the Kids"
by Kalen Whitfield

A one-armed goat man pedophile has a wacky adventure in a pub. Inspired by Japanese sakuga. Enjoy! There’s violence.




"Clint Love the Kids?"

That Kid love Clint!

Also…

You are such a naughty boy!

aries324:

Disney style animation of Game of Thrones!!!!! Why is no one talking about this!!! The artist goes by the name nandomendonssa on deviantart and his whole Gallery is awesome!

Humor and silliness aside, we really need to got going on a more serious, dramatic, violent, and possibly sexy animation feature over here in the states.  We’ve got to get going on competing with Japan with all of their anime!