Pop-ups! They’re Not JUST for Kids

A new exhibition at Bowdoin College showcases pop-up books—for children and adults—from the Harold M. Goralnick (Class of ’71) Pop-up Book Collection. The exhibition, which is open to the public free of charge, is located on the second floor of Bowdoin’s Hawthorne-Longfellow Library and runs through June 5, 2011. Incredible craft. I used to loveContinue reading “Pop-ups! They’re Not JUST for Kids”

A Brief History of Pretty Much Everything

via youtube.com Jamie Bell (aka DispleasedEskimo) made this for his AS Art Course. “This is the final piece for my AS art course, a flipbook made entirely out of biro pens. It’s something like 2100 pages long, and about 50 jotter books. I’d say I worked on and off it for roughly 3 weeks.” I’mContinue reading “A Brief History of Pretty Much Everything”

Great idents for BBC Sport

I saw this at the weekend for the Winter Olympics.. and loved it. BBC Sport – Winter Olympics Animation 2010 Marc Craste was briefed by agency RKCR/Y&R to create a film based around a legendary quest, where an Inuit hero retrieves a spiritual stone that has been stolen from a mystical totem by a giantContinue reading “Great idents for BBC Sport”

TypeStar – a lyric visualiser by Scott Garner

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=7881543&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=ffffff&fullscreen=1 TypeStar from Scott Garner on Vimeo. Currently the sketch can be controlled via keyboard and mouse along with rough support for SMS control on laptops, iPhone control via OSCemote and oscP5, joystick control via proCONTROLL and midi controller support via proMIDI. It’s available as Mac, Windows and Linux download. via

Game Character Escapes 2D World

One the gamers will particularly enjoy. This is just brilliant… Enzo The Explorer, a 2D game character escapes his world. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=3558533&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=c9ff23&fullscreen=1 The Lost Levels ‘The Early Sheets’ from RadarMusicVideos on Vimeo. ‘Game character escapes 2D world’ Artist: The Lost Levels Track: ‘The Early Sheets’ Artist URL: http://www.myspace.com/thelostlevels Director URL: http://www.radarmusicvideos.com/users/eyebath And this is how itContinue reading “Game Character Escapes 2D World”

The Illustration Art of Nina Chakrabarti

Great new work by illustrator Nina Chakrabarti for Seattle magazine “I Want You”. Nina spent her early life in Calcutta then moved to the UK in her teens. She studied illustration at Central St. Martins and at The Royal College of Art. Pretty striking eh. See them all at Cyana.Trend.Land.