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  • THIS WEEKEND! Animation Resources Portfolio Reviews at CTN-X
    ANIMATION STUDENTS! If you are attending CTN-X this weekend, make a point to arrange to be available Saturday between 4 and 6 or Sunday between 3 and 5. Story Artist/Designer JoJo Baptista and Director of Education Taber Dunipace will be conducting p…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 4:04pm -
  • Art Education: The Dreyfus Model
    Hello everyone I’m Taber, Vice President of Animation Resources. I’m going to be making a series of posts focused on the more academic side of artistic instruction and learning in general. This sort of information can be helpful to both teachers…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 1:29pm -
  • Animation Resources At CTN-X This Week!
    Come meet the people behind Animation Resources at the CTN Animation Expo from November 17th to the 19th, 2017. We’ll be demonstrating our prototype Animation Database, conducting portfolio reviews, exhibiting rare artwork, and sharing information…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 3:57pm -
  • Animation: Nat Falk’s How To Make Animated Cartoons Part One
    Today, we began digitizing an extraordinary book… Nat Falk’s "How To Make Animated Cartoons". Published in 1941, this book brings together information from all of the major studios of the day… Disney, Terrytoons, Screen Gems, Warner Bros, Fleis…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 3:57pm -
    HEADS UP FOR THE ART CENTER STUDENTS WE SPOKE WITH MONDAY NIGHT! Animation Resources’ discounted Student Membership ends this weekend. JOIN NOW if you want to take advantage of the lower price. It’s $50 a year if you join today, and Saturday it w…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Nov 17, 12:54pm -
  • Animation Resources Members: Reference Pack 019 Is Now Available For Download!
    Animation Resources Members: A new Reference Pack has just been posted on the members only page. Login and you’ll find some incredible images and animation to inspire you and help you grow as an artist. This time we have a fabulous e-book packed wi…
    - 12 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 1:39pm -
  • Screening TONIGHT: Action Analysis- Acting for Animation FREE
    In the ten short years between “Steamboat Willie” and “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” the Disney Studios advanced the art and technique of animation at a rapid rate of speed. This progress has been widely credited to the work of Don Graham.…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Nov 17, 1:00pm -
  • W.C. Fields On The Fickle Nature Of Humor
    The other day on Facebook, a few of my friends were discussing the impossibility of breaking down and analyzing humor. The answer to the question, “What is funny?” is a chimeral one. The second you pin it down, it dissolves into not being funny a…
    - 19 days ago, 31 Oct 17, 3:29pm -
  • Illustration: Lawson Wood- The Monkey Painter
    Lawson Wood is one of the most unusual artists of the golden age of magazine illustration, largely because of the subject he chose to illustrate- monkeys… well, to be scientifically accurate, most of them are apes, but to a cartoonist, a monkey is…
    - 20 days ago, 30 Oct 17, 3:31pm -
  • Inbetweens: Wally Wood, the Michelangelo of Science Fiction Comics
    In 1950, Wally Wood convinced EC publisher William Gaines to create science fiction comic books. In Weird Science and Weird Fantasy (later combined into Weird Science Fantasy) Wood knocked the ball out of the park by pencilling and inking spectacular…
    - 23 days ago, 27 Oct 17, 3:37pm -


  • GKIDS Welcomes Members and a Guest (ASIFA member +1) to a Screening of THE BREADWINNER

    GKIDS Welcomes Members and a Guest (ASIFA member +1) to a Screening of THE BREADWINNER

    From the creators of The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea, comes a new feature based on Deborah Ellis’ best-selling novel. The Breadwinner tells the story of Parvana, an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Nov 17, 11:14pm -
  • Members Exclusive Screening of “The Star”

    Members Exclusive Screening of “The Star”

    Sony Pictures Animation invites members of ASIFA and their family members (ASIFA member +3) to an exclusive screening of THE STAR A small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond the grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage t…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Nov 17, 5:38pm -
  • See ASIFA at the CTN Animation eXpo November 17, 18 and 19

    See ASIFA at the CTN Animation eXpo November 17, 18 and 19

    We’ll be at CTN Animation eXpo and want to see you! You can sign up as a first time membership or renew your current membership. Now is a great time as membership dues will be going up next year. Come visit our table (T-125) and say hello! ASIFA-Ho…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Nov 17, 4:55pm -
  • Members Screening of Window Horses

    Members Screening of Window Horses

    First Pond Entertainment and the National Film Board of Canada are Pleased to Invite You and a Guest (ASIFA Member +1) to a screening of Window Horses Rosie Ming lives at home with her over-protective Chinese grandparents and has never been anywhere…
    - 19 days ago, 31 Oct 17, 1:52pm -
  • Members Screening of In This Corner Of The World

    Members Screening of In This Corner Of The World

    IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD follows Suzu Urano, who in 1944 moves to the small town of Kure in Hiroshima to live with her husband’s family. Her life is thrown into chaos when her town is bombed. Suzu’s perseverance and courage underpin this beaut…
    - 19 days ago, 31 Oct 17, 1:40pm -
  • Special Screening of Dear Basketball

    Special Screening of Dear Basketball

    Members of ASIFA and a guest (ASIFA Member +1) are invited to a special Screening of Glen Keane’s New Short, DEAR BASKETBALL Based on Kobe Bryant’s poetic tribute to his love of the game, the film, with music by John Williams, will be followed by…
    - 26 days ago, 25 Oct 17, 6:32am -
  • Special Advance Members Screening of COCO

    Special Advance Members Screening of COCO

    Miguel dreams of becoming a musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz, but following a mysterious chain of events, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, t…
    - 26 days ago, 25 Oct 17, 6:05am -
  • GLAS Animation Festival Coming This March

    GLAS Animation Festival Coming This March

    GLAS ANIMATION FESTIVAL March 22-25, 2018 Berkeley, California GLAS is pleased to announce the poster designed by Ori Toor for the 2018 GLAS Animation Festival. Passes for the 2017 GLAS Animation Festival are on sale now! Special Discounts GLAS offer…
    - 32 days ago, 19 Oct 17, 4:53am -
  • Around Los Angeles: Member Discounts at the American Cinematheque

    Around Los Angeles: Member Discounts at the American Cinematheque

    Egyptian Theater 6712 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, CA 90028 Thursday, October 26 – 7:30 Double Feature! Information on how to receive the discount will be sent to members of ASIFA via email MOTHRA (1961) Sony Repertory, 101 min. Dir. Ishiro Honda…
    - 32 days ago, 19 Oct 17, 4:18am -
  • Nickelodeon Animation Studios and GKIDS welcomes ASIFA-Hollywood Members To A Screening of Napping Princess

    Nickelodeon Animation Studios and GKIDS welcomes ASIFA-Hollywood Members To A Screening of Napping Princess

    Napping Princess is a new sci-fi film from visionary writer-director Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and Eden of the East). The year is 2020, three days before the opening of the Tokyo Olympics. Kokone Morikawa, who should be…
    - 32 days ago, 19 Oct 17, 4:01am -

Big Screen Animation

    Cartoon Brew

    Cooked Art


    • new stuff. seriously though just follow me on tumblr or something.

      new stuff. seriously though just follow me on tumblr or something.

      - 28 May 14, 2:37pm -
    • http://dylanglynn.tumblr.com


      Hey world,It's me. yeah I'm, I'm here now, no no don't get up uh, I gotta go, I'm not gonna come back this time I don't think. But I just thought I'd say good by or something. You know it's hard for me to look at you. He had your eyes. So uh,…
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    • All These Things That I've Done

      All These Things That I've Done

      Oh boy. Haven't posted in a long time. I've been posting on tumblr though <<<<<< so that's kind of the place to find me if your looking.Here is some of the stuff I post there.One day soon I will probably stop posting here.  And only post on tumblr.I…
      - 28 Apr 13, 11:00pm -
    • Let's All Be Free Film Festival
      Hey peeps, if you live in the London area / are going to be in or around Covent Garden this weekend.(ie James, and Emily)My grad film "Circle Square" is going to be having its fancy European premier this weekend at the "Let's All Be Free Film Festiva…
      - 2 Apr 13, 3:11pm -
    • Bronwyn


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    • Weirdo


      - 15 Mar 13, 7:34pm -
    • Scar Bros

      Scar Bros

      Joke for Torontonians
      - 15 Mar 13, 7:33pm -
    • Who Are You

      Who Are You

      - 10 Mar 13, 9:54pm -
    • Soul Pancake

      Soul Pancake

      Rainn Wilson's Soul Pancake
      - 4 Mar 13, 9:39pm -
    • Piggy


      - 3 Mar 13, 9:20pm -

    Funny Cute

    • Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey, and Strip Search

      Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey, and Strip Search

      Yeesh, I'm seriously terrible about updating this blog.  Lately I've just had a lot to do, which means not much time for drawing personal stuff.  Hopefully that'll change soon.  Also, if you want to see new art more often, you can check my tumblr…
      - 1 Mar 13, 3:18pm -
    • 2008, Women of Star Trek post-its

      2008, Women of Star Trek post-its

      There's this amazing photo set on Flickr that I stumbled upon one day called "The Galactically Hot Women of Star Trek", and it inspired a ton of post-it drawings. Here's most of them, in no order.I sure drew some weird eyes around this time.I was se…
      - 15 Nov 12, 12:57pm -
    • Skadi book and CTN!!

      Skadi book and CTN!!

      I'm pretty happy...I was thinking I wouldn't be able to make it to CTNX this year, but it turns out I can! Also, I will be there selling the Skadi book, which is finally done!  It feels really exciting to hold a finished book in my hands.  Pretty n…
      - 8 Nov 12, 2:29pm -
    • Girls fighting pens, goddesses, and somber redheads

      Girls fighting pens, goddesses, and somber redheads

      Yikes, I haven't been updating this blog much!  Here's some recent stuff, though.  A lot of it has appeared on my Tumblr, so sorry for the repetition.  I got this neat pose book in Little Tokyo with people fighting, so here are some tiny doodles…
      - 3 Oct 12, 6:46pm -
    • Mostly Conan, plus Khaleesi.

      Mostly Conan, plus Khaleesi.

      I haven't had much time for drawing lately, but here are some sketches I did a while ago while re-watching Conan the Barbarian for the 50th time.  They look a bit somber to me.  I still feel weird drawing men, so it's harder to loosen up.  I'm als…
      - 4 Jun 12, 4:11pm -
    • Post that has nothing to do with Valentine's

      Post that has nothing to do with Valentine's

      The next few posts I want to do will be about my hillbilly comic characters, but since I still need to go digging to find them, here are some drawings that were originally put up on my Tumblr. Here's Anne and Lore from Don't Deliver Us From Evil (ag…
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    • New drawing and new postcards for sale

      New drawing and new postcards for sale

      I made this drawing in Photoshop for fun, and ended up kind of liking it.The original sketchbook version is always better though, at least to me.Anyhow, I thought it would look cute as a little print, so I got four more drawings together and made a p…
      - 26 Jan 12, 1:46am -
    • Unfinished, unnamed hillfolk comic

      Unfinished, unnamed hillfolk comic

      So I've had this comic idea that I've wanted to do for a few years now, but I can't seem to get it started. I have the three main characters more or less figured out, but I can't seem to get the story or style nailed down.If this comic actually exis…
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    • Watercolors, French girls, sociopathy

      Watercolors, French girls, sociopathy

      Finally, some new stuff. Here are some girlie watercolors I did tonight.I've been in a big drawing rut for a while now, but forced myself to draw while I watched this French 70's movie, "Don't Deliver Us From Evil." I've wanted to get away from jus…
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    • Old and new

      Old and new

      Finally, some new stuff.A seaside-colored girl.Cora, being dreary.I've been drawing a lot of models lately. I think these ones are from the Urban Outfitters website and America's Next Top Model.Here's some sketchbook stuff I had posted earlier, befo…
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    Jinx the Monkey :: Drip!

    • A-Camping We Will Go!

      A-Camping We Will Go!

      I have a new story in SpongeBob Comics #22 (in stores now!) and it's camping-themed. Around this time last summer, comics editor Chris Duffy asked me if I'd be interested in doing a comic with a poster spread in the middle—basically, a giant illust…
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    • Evolution-Health: Back Pain

      Evolution-Health: Back Pain

      Starting back in October of 2012, I began work on an assignment at FableVision that would quickly become my favorite project of the year. I've written before about the animation-science connection that happens often at my company—we often use film…
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    • Evolution-Health: Sunburn

      Evolution-Health: Sunburn

      Ending the week of show-and-tell, here's the final set of designs from the Evolution-Health animations we made at FableVision for the New York Hall of Science. The last one is on Sunburn—why some of us ended up with pale skin to begin with, and…
      - 18 Sep 15, 9:11am -
    • Follow me on tumblr

      Follow me on tumblr

      Hey, I know a handful of folks still check in over here (thank you), so I apologize for the lack of updates...since September. I just tried to get a new post going but I'm running into compression and color issues. (Looks like I'm not the only one.)…
      - 6 Jan 14, 9:13pm -
    • desertscape / 2013 wrap

      desertscape / 2013 wrap

      Okay, here goes... looks like I've cracked through some of the image-posting issues I was having (previously). The new year has kicked in. I sketched up and colored this image the other day (drawing, below). I was out west for a couple weeks in Octo…
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    • MICE 2013 poster

      MICE 2013 poster

      The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo (MICE) is coming up in just a couple weeks. This year the festival is expanding to two full days, September 28 and 29. I was asked over the summer if I'd be interested in designing one of the posters, and thi…
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    • little leaf dude

      little leaf dude

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    • Flora and Red Ned

      Flora and Red Ned

      - 14 Aug 13, 10:51pm -
    • Brain #1 Mini-comic

      Brain #1 Mini-comic

      You can now purchase the mini-comic I had at MeCAF and CAKE over at my online store. It’s 44 pages, black & white, and is the first full-length story featuring my brain character, who first appeared as my twitter avatar and later in a couple short…
      - 26 Jun 13, 2:56pm -
    • New comics and prints for CAKE

      New comics and prints for CAKE

      I’ll be at the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) this weekend with all sorts of new stuff. I debuted Brain #1 at MeCAF, but I have a bunch more printed, folded, and stapled with a brand new color cover. I’m really excited to share this comic…
      - 13 Jun 13, 12:21am -

    Nick Cross Animation

    Dragon Frame


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