98-year old Hal Lasko is known as the Pixel Painter. He worked as a graphic artist back when everything was done by hand. When he began losing his vision, he thought his days of painting were over. That is, until his family introduced him to Microsoft Paint. This proves: you can’t keep an artist down!
Halloween may be over but filmmaker Tim Burton seems to live it everyday. Known for his dark but cute artistic style he has made some of the most wonderful films ever to hit the big screen, as well as being a novelist and art gallery exhibitionist. Check out his cool interactive website and see what else he has been working on! timburton»
Have you ever wondered what goes on in the middle of the woods? Here’s a clever animated video showing what might go on but with a nice fantastical twist to it. Through a combination of music and visuals the video conveys The forest’s vast atmosphere of wonder and beauty and the ones that live there. It’s soft in tone and big on imagination. Check it out!
Halloween is one of the best holidays of the year and this fun short film really embodies the magic and spirit of it. This original story revolves around a mysterious ruby green pumpkin filled with lots of candy and the many familiar faces that come to see it. Despite its short runtime this video manages to show lots of creativity and has some cool surprises. Check it out!
Sculptor, Ray Villafane is someone who takes pumpkin carving to a whole new level. His superior carving skills have allowed him to create amazing pieces of art just in time for Halloween. You can see his work on display this weekend at the New York Botanical Gardens. Also check out his website to see more of his pumpkin carvings as well as some of his other awesome work! ray villafane»
Here’s a quick video with some helpful easy tips that can help you stay motivated and get you to where you want to go. How easy are they? So easy that you may already be doing them without even knowing it!
The Doodle Project started out as a simple animation of a stickman and then transformed into a fun extensive project involving 62 illustrators and 14 musicians. The final 18 second animation was then turned into a loop with several different soundtracks playing throughout it. A lot of cool images can be seen in this video. Check it out!
Illustrator and designer Bennett Slater is highly influenced by old science fiction movies and Saturday morning cartoons. His unique style of work is very interesting to look at and one can only wonder how he comes up with the ideas that he does. Head on over to his website and check out his fantastic portfolio! bennettslater»
19 year old Siberian artist Ivan Erofeev aka Aleph has been writing music since he was 5 and he just released his 6th record. The first single, “Fourth Way” hints at what the future of electronic music holds and the video that accompanies it is a flash of color and creativity. Check it out!
Kathryn Selbert’s work with children’s books is truly something to talk about. Her portfolio is full of awesome illustrations and designs that would make reading any kids book even better. Be sure to check out her website and look at all the cool work that she does, especially her series of cute animals and food! kathrynselbert»