16.07.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Rebecca Bird

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Beautiful work by Brooklyn-based artist Rebecca Bird! See more images from Bird’s “Niagra Falls” series below.

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15.07.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: Beautiful Story Told Entirely From Bird’s-Eye View Perspective

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Director/cinematographer Mishka Kornai’s beautiful short film “Growth” was shot entirely from a bird’s-eye view and explores the universal theme of growing up by those going through it. Watch the full video below!

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15.07.15 by Staff

Hayao Miyazaki Un-retires

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Studio Ghibli founder and iconic animator Hayao Miyazaki is working on a 3D animation about a caterpillar named Boro! The only hitch: the ten minute short will take about three years to make. And once it’s finished it’ll be screening exclusively at the Studio Ghibli museum in Japan.

“I intend to work until the day I die. I retired from feature-length films but not from animation. Self-indulgent animation,” he said at the time in reference to his short films for the Ghibli Museum. He added then that while neither CG animation or hand-drawn animation is better than the other, he fears the latter is dying.

“I think talent decides everything. More than the method, what’s important is the talent using it. There’s nothing inherently wrong or right about a method, whether it be pencil drawings or 3-D CG. Pencil drawings don’t have to go away, but those who continue to use the medium lack talent. So sadly, it will fade away” – Hayao Miyazaki (source)

15.07.15 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Hsiao-Ron Cheng

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More flawless work from Taiwanese illustrator Hsiao-Ron Cheng. See more of her fashion-inspired portraits below!

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15.07.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Morik

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Gorgeous paintings by Siberia, Russia-based artist Morik. Love these so much. More images below.

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15.07.15 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Paul Paetzel

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Works by Berlin-based illustrator Paul Paetzel. More images below.

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15.07.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Gala Bent

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Fantastic drawings by Seattle artist Gala Bent. More images from “A Chorus for the Multiverse” and “The Ether and the Mantle” below!

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14.07.15 by Jeff

Photographer David Uzochukwu

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Photos by Brussels-based photographer David Uzochukwu. More images below.

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