30.08.16 by Staff

Booooooom Giveaway: Pictoplasma NYC Conference Tickets!

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Pictoplasma is headed to Mexico and New York! Pictoplasma Academy will be in Mexico City October 25th – November 1st! Hosting inspirational lectures and daily workshops revolving around the theme of character development, the week-long program is designed to help a select group of participants further their personal style across a variety of mediums – from drawing and illustration to sculpture and visual storytelling. The deadline for applications is September 22nd. *We previously reported it was the 1st, but it appears there is still time to submit!

Following the Academy, Pictoplasma heads to New York City for a one-day art and design conference. Held on November 4th, the jam-packed program includes animation screenings, panel discussions and inspiring talks by artists like renowned illustrator Jean Jullien and GIF-wunderkind Julian Glander.

We’ve got 2 pairs of tickets to giveaway to the NYC conference! So if you can get yourself to New York (or you already live there) simply hit the “Read More” button and leave a comment below! Tell us about your favourite animated character, and why you like them. We’ll pick two winners in two weeks.

 

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  • katie woodin

    gromit! he is the epitome of visual expression.

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  • Peanut

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  • Elias

    Wall-E gets me every time.

  • Carlos Cano Correa

    Felix the Cat, 20s are simply beautiful

  • chhowell

    Foxxy Love from Drawn Together!

  • Paul Kappel

    Piper from the new Pixar short

  • Ibarra

    Favorite animated character of all time is transformers the movie! Hotrod and bumblebee!

  • Mike Moreno

    Marvin the Martian because he’s out of this world!

  • Ren Hoëk from “Ren and Stimpy,” the first two seasons. His character was something I’d never seen on tv before, and he had a full range of emotions and animation styles (close up gross outs!). The irreverence, the melodrama, the anguish, the bizarre and surreal – he took them all in stride. An angry, freaked out, desperate-to-be-loved stride.

  • njparkernj

    Courage, Courage the Cowardly Dog. Because of the things we do for love. . .

  • andy.gallows

    Cowboy and Indian from A Town Called Panic because they look like little figurines I can imagine myself playing with.

  • themollymitch

    Roger Rabbit for President!

  • No-Face from Spirited Away. That guy…

  • Greta Scheing

    Aeon Flux – The character design is killer but also the exaggerated way that she moves really emphasizes the fact that she is powerful, crafty, aggressive and sexual. That show made me younger me interested in animation

  • Levi

    Congrats to Sarah and Pedro for winning tickets!





23.09.16 by Staff

35mm Camera Made Entirely with 3D Printing

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SLO is a 35mm camera created by 3D designer Amos Dudley, every part of which is 3D printed, including the lenses (although those took about 5 – 6 hours to be sanded down by hand). Designed with a modular lens and shutter system, the lenses can be swapped in/out and longer exposure photos achieved using the shutter buttons along the top. More images of SLO below! You can also check out Dudley’s blog here, where he documented the entire project.

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23.09.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Judy Kepes

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Drawings by artist Judy Kepes. More images below.

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23.09.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Nils Ericson

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Photos from “Iowa” by Brooklyn-based photographer Nils Ericson. Fantastic work. More images below.

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22.09.16 by Staff

Botanical Sculptures Made From Recycled Paper by Artist Kate Kato

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A selection of intricate sculptures by artist Kate Kato. Inspired by botanical illustrations and a love of nature, her pieces are constructed out of recycled materials and natural dyes. See out more images below or at Confluence Gallery (in Washington) October 15 – November 19.

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22.09.16 by Staff

Watch: “Chilly Gonzales & Peaches” by Patrick Doyon

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Excited to officially release the first video in our 6-part series of animated shorts for Red Bull Music Academy. Highlighting stories of unique musical collaboration, this inaugural episode features Chilly Gonzales and Peaches reminiscing about the first time they met.

Visuals by Academy Award-nominated animator Patrick Doyon and sound and music by Luigi Allemano. Check out the full video over at Booooooom TV!