30.08.16 by Staff

Booooooom Giveaway: Pictoplasma NYC Conference Tickets!


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.

Read More

18.12.13 by Jeff

Pictoplasma “Character Selfies” Project


Rodrigo Aguilar / Zapatoverde


Pictoplasma has just announced an open call for submissions to their latest project “Character Selfies”. Artists are to create an image that depicts a character taking a photo of itself. Pictoplasma’s favourite submissions will be exhibited at Pictoplasma Berlin Festival’s 10th Anniversary, which opens on April 30th.

See a few more of the submissions below!

Read More

19.04.13 by Jeff

Jeff Soto and Maxx242

Jeff Soto and Maxx242
Jeff Soto and Maxx242 invade Berlin. Watch the video below!

Read More

09.10.12 by Jeff

Pictoplasma NYC Event / Ticket and Book Giveaway

Pictoplasma Character Compendium
The Pictoplasma NYC conference is less than a month away! It’s gonna be incredible! I’ve got tickets to the event for someone who really wants ’em! You’ll have to be in the New York area (or be able to drive there) to snag ’em, but for everyone else I’ve got a copy of Pictoplasma’s new “Character Compendium” book! Take a look at the book below!

Read More

30.01.12 by Jeff

Pictoplasma / Giveaway

Pictoplasma NOT A TOY fashioning radical characters book
A few months ago Pictoplasma released “NOT A TOY”, an exquisite book that I look at all the time for inspiration. It documents the influence of character design in contemporary art and fashion. I asked them if I could give away a copy and they kindly obliged! So who wants it?

Read More

13.09.11 by Jeff


Pictoplasma returns to New York in November! You can pretty much count me in for any event that has a trailer like this.

Pictoplasma NYC trailer

Watch the trailer below!

Read More

30.11.09 by Jeff

Prepare For Pictopia

Pictoplasma just sent over Prepare For Pictopia. 328 pages of weird creatures courtesy of your favourite contemporary artists.

prepare for pictoplasma publishing book
Read More