We can’t help but nod our heads in agreeance as amateur animator GradeAUnderA explain why he thinks the English alphabet is stupid. I mean, do we really need the letter K? Check out this video of his typical rant and you might agree with him as well.
This short film featuring a giant and a boulder is simply marvelous work. House Special, the creative studio behind this, devoted a lot of time to bring this one-minute masterpiece to our screens. The ending will catch you off guard, for sure. It’s a must-watch–tears will flow.
Like opening up a time capsule from technologies of years past, the following images show how much work and time was spent on making animated movies pre-cgi era.
Unbeknownst to many who have watched popular cartoon shows and movies, many of the fictional characters starring in them have actually imparted many important lessons, ones to live by even. AAA State of Play, a playground fixture company, creates a compilation of characters along with their inspirational words of wisdom.
One of the most iconic modern structures of our time becomes the site of a global project as part of the Vivid LIVE music and light festival in Sydney running through June 8. Universal Everything creates a tribute to animation as part of a collaborative effort involving works from 20 different studios around the world.
Filmmaker and visual effects specialist Michael Shanks thought it would be funny to pin a MI Abrams tank against professional tennis player Novak Sjokovic in an epic match. We know it would never happen, but this short clip is still funny nonetheless.
Need something sexy…and sweet to hang on your wall. Pick up a 2015 Firefighters with Puppies calendar, featuring the hard working men of the Charleston, South Carolina fire department and some adorable puppies – even kittens for you cat lovers. Even better, all proceeds go towards Toby’s Fund, a Charleston Animal Society medical fund that helps animals in need.
These animated GIFs of the popular manga Dragon Ball Z are the work of Thai designer Phuwadon Thongnoum. The GIF series shows popular characters like Goku, Piccolo and Vegeta powering up or in popular poses. There’s even the dragon Shenron that grants the wishes when the seven dragon balls are gathered. Check them out and relive the legend.
Art and math collide in stunning fashion, producing dizzying psychedelic GIFs courtesy of Dublin-based digital artist David Whyte. The bouncing, swirling and twisting high resolution treats are created using the Processing programming language, with new ones published almost daily by Whyte, also a PhD student presently studying the physics of foam.
Check out these moving optical illusions and prepare to have your mind blown – and perhaps become a little dizzy too. David Whyte has used his extensive maths and physics knowledge to manipulate the open source programming language, “Processing,” to create dancing geometrical interactions.