Monthly Archives: May 2014

Artist of the Day: Jeff Turley

A look at the work of Jeff Turley, Cartoon Brew’s Artist of the Day.

KLIK! Animation Festival Arrives in San Francisco and Portland

West Coast residents are in luck: if you can’t make it to an international film festival, the festival is coming to you.

Japanese People Can’t Let Go of ‘Frozen’

Every time you want to stop writing about “Frozen,” it breaks another record. This weekend, the Disney smash hit remained in first place at the Japanese box office for an incomprehensible eleventh weekend in a row.

‘Aug(De)Mented Reality’ by Marty Cooper

Using a unique animation technique involving traditonal animation cels and his iPhone 5s, Hombre_mcsteez turns everyday life into an odd creature infested cartoon universe.

‘Birds’ by Zeitguised

A lighthearted essay on contextualized characters. Reconstruction follows deconstruction.

This Week in Animation History: Disney’s Day of the Dead Problem, Wayne Allwine and ‘Shrek 2′

A look at animation history via Cartoon Brew’s archives.

‘Ping Pong’ Recap: ‘Yes, My Coach’ (Ep. 7)

Kaio finally tries to poach Smile, Peco gets into the National Training Center with a little help from the old lady, and we learn about coach Koizumi’s storied past. This episode was largely devoted to character development, and finally brought into focus just what a complicated web of character interrelations Yuasa has woven out of […]

Artist of the Day: INSA

A look at the work of INSA, Cartoon Brew’s Artist of the Day.

Have We Reached ‘Peak Art-Of Book’?

It was bound to happen: Chronicle Books appears to have reached ‘peak art-of book’ with the upcoming publication of “The Art of Planes.” It’s no longer possible for anyone to collect every ‘art of’ book published, and frankly, with titles like this, why would any discerning artist want to?

Joanna Davidovich Premieres ‘Monkey Rag’ Online

Joanna Davidovich is a freelance animator based in Atlanta, Georgia. A graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, she has been working as an animator, designer, and storyboard artist on commercials, on-air content, and TV shows since 2005. Her animated short film “Monkey Rag”, which debuts online this afternoon, has been making the […]