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Creative Tablet Interview with Christian Musselman

Creative Tablet Interview with Christian Musselman I found Christian Musselman’s Illustrator work very exciting and with a lot of detail of architectural elements combined with great color combinations makes his work unique. His reason for architectural elements is to “spark a new awareness of the hidden and undetectable ornamentation” TCT. What got you started in illustration? CM:  Coloring Books. As …

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19 Awesome Space Gun Designs

19Awesome Space Gun Designs I just completed an Infographic about the great toy space guns of the 30-50’s. As I did my research I found loads of very cool guns from the 60-80’s as well, but wanted to keep it with the oldest and some very rare ones. Can figure out which ones are the rarest (they are not marked)? …

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12 Video Animation Series of Disney -3 of 3

12 Video Animation Series of Disney -3 of 3 Here is the next 4 videos from the first post from Alan Becker: 9. Timing [video_player type=”embed” width=”560″ height=”315″ align=”center” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”20″][/video_player] 10. Exaggeration [video_player type=”embed” width=”560″ height=”315″ align=”center” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”20″][/video_player] 11. Solid Drawing [video_player type=”embed” width=”560″ height=”315″ align=”center” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”20″][/video_player] 12. Appeal [video_player type=”embed” width=”560″ height=”315″ align=”center” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”20″][/video_player] We …

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12 Video Animation Series of Disney -2 of 3

12 Video Animation Series of Disney -2 of 3 Here is the next 4 videos from the first post from Alan Becker: 5. Follow Through & Overlapping [video_player type=”embed” width=”560″ height=”315″ align=”center” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”20″][/video_player] 6. Slow In & Slow Out [video_player type=”embed” width=”560″ height=”315″ align=”center” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”20″][/video_player] 7. Arcs [video_player type=”embed” width=”560″ height=”315″ align=”center” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”20″][/video_player] 8. Secondary Action [video_player …

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12 Video Animation Series of Disney -1of 3

12 Video animation Series of Disney -1 of 3 Recently found a series of videos on animation showing the principles that were inspired by the Disney book “Illusion of Life”. The 12 pricinciples were formulated by Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnson – Disney animators. It was the beginning of how to animate and give the characters more life and emotion. …

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Adobe Inspire Article

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Adobe Inspire Article Here is an article that we thought would be inspiring to read about other artists and was written by Pollyanna Macchiano. The focus of the article is the under 25 year old Photoshoppers, so most of us here don’t fit the category by any means.  However, we do fit the Photoshop category. Anyway enjoy the article. Ah, …

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Unusual Anime Animation Film

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Unusual Anime Animation Film While I was surfing for animations I came across an unusual site. The site was Japanese, but had an English version, so I watched an animated film. This short anime is directed by Mahiro Maeda and keeps you wondering what will happen next. At least it did for me. Will it do the same for you? …

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Creative Tablet’s Good Old Days of Design – Part 1

Creative Tablet’s Good Old Days of Design – Part 1 Ahhh…the good old days of design. Have you ever wondered how advertising/design was created in the days past? If you are a certain age you already know, but if you are younger this may interest and even get you thinking differently about how you create advertising and graphic design work. …

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Creative Tablets Josh Rossi Interview

Creative Tablets Josh Rossi Interview We saw Josh Rossi’s work and loved his techniques and composition. We were not sure how it achieves the fantasy images, so we figured “Let’s interview him”. The most interesting thing about Josh is his workplace… a bus. Not just any bus, but a custom one all decked out with equipment and gadgets. Here is …

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