I’m not sure what to call these After Effects heavy travel videos but they’ve definitely become a thing. Enjoy Ben Steensels, Rob Antill, and Arno Stols’ trip to New Zealand edited sorta like when a character in a crime show is remembering the murder. Watch “Lost in New Zealand” below.
Kody Nielson, the brother of Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Ruban Nielson, is making music under the name Silicon and has released a video for a track called “God Emoji”. Love the trippy visuals provided by director Sam Peacocke – really excited to hear the full album later this year. Watch the video below.
In this video by Mitch Moore, Iowa-born pianist Bruce Brubaker performs Philip Glass’s “Metamorphosis 2” and talks about the significance Glass’s work. Having played and studied Glass’s music for over 20 years, Brubaker stresses Glass’s belief that art isn’t the sole property of the person who creates it but is, rather, completed by the people who take it in. See the video below.
JK Keller re-appropriated standard software to distort the audio and visuals of popular television shows. Posted on YouTube with titles like “NEw alGOriTHm USed To RemastEr seInfEld epIsoDeS iN hD” and “STar trEk TO bE RErelEAsed iN VERtIcAL CINeMa ForMat (coMMErciAl),” Keller explores the concept of manipulation, socially as much as technologically.
See some of Keller’s work below, including Realigning My Thoughts on Jasper Johns, his 2011 re-mastering of the entire Simpsons episode “Mom and Pop Art.”
Skillshare has just released this terrific 16-minute tutorial video with celebrated New York-based graphic designer Jon Contino. This is a must-watch for any aspiring illustrators or designers out there. Jon is a great teacher, and here he walks you through creating a graphic for a bandana from start to finish in a single afternoon.
Art and design school’s really have to step up their technical teaching with great content like this available online for free. Watch “Inside The Studio with Jon Contino” below.