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Bi-Polar at Work.

Bill Plympton called me the other day and asked if I was interested to make a music video and before he could even finish his sentence I said YES YES YES feeling a surge of manic energy rush through my … Continue reading

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Depression Question: Ivey.

Animators are an interesting breed – on one hand we are artists (we create something out of nothing, we draw, we color) but on the other hand in order to succeed we have to have a personality of an accountant … Continue reading

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Depression Question: What do you do?

Thank you for submitting your questions about depression. We selected the 3 of them that had a common theme. The other 3 we’ll reply in the next episode. Please, note, by “we” I mean me and Wendy, who videotapes the … Continue reading

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Animated Film Production: Animation.

There are so many different steps in making “Rocks In My Pockets”, that even if you skip some of them (storyboards, character design, layouts) there is plenty left. What happens after we shoot stop motion footage -the rotating hat, the … Continue reading

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Binary System.

0 and 1 work well for making various files on your computer. I regard rejection and acceptance as a similar binary system that creates powerful feedback on your artwork. Just one 0 doesn’t create new information. You need many 0’s … Continue reading

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Messaging Universe.

Friday, April 13th was full of unexpected gifts if you consider a question mark as a gift. First, of course, we had the deadline to meet. In fact, it was met the night before, April 12th at 10 PM when … Continue reading

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Friday, April 13th

Believe or not, but we have a deadline on April 13th, Friday. Normally Fridays the 13th pass by without a fuss, although a couple of times strange things had happened. Like in the summer 2007 when my landlord died and … Continue reading

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