Patrick McNeil offers examples of decorative animations that both add to the overall experience of a web design and play a functional role.
From Puck to Perfect Nonsense, Michael Dooley identifies seven notable comics, graphic novel and cartoons, all published in 2014.
These two recently released comics-based biographies of cartoonists are the firsts of their kind, and combined, they cover around 100 comics pioneers.
Why should designers spend their time at comic book conventions? Find out in this comic-con guide.
As seems to be the norm these days, Mike Dutton and his team have delivered the latest Google Doodle, a tribute to John Venn’s 180 birthday, in a way that is clever, interactive and entertaining. According to an article in the Washington Post, Dutton attributes brainstorms with “sound logic and silliness” as the source...
Design I/O founders Theodore Watson and Emily Gobeille use interactive and animation designs to tell stories and engage audiences.
Motion graphics are becoming a part of the designer job description. But do you really need to animate? Here's how to navigate the decision making process.
Comics expert Michael Dooley talks with acclaimed visual artists Trevor Goring and Aaron Sowd about the process of creating storyboards and comics - across print to digital media.
The drawing/image registration process is a fundamental aspect of film animation. If the images that are animated don’t have a shared foundation with each other, the movement that’s created by the animator has no common relationship with the background or the viewer’s point of view—it just doesn’t work. It was John Randolph Bray who...
While strolling through a used-books store in Los Angeles over 20 years ago, I spied the dust-jacketed binding of a book with a familiar illustration style. Much to my delight, I’d found a little-known 1929 first edition volume published by the Hearst Company concerning Prohibition—and primarily illustrated by the brilliant comic-strip artist and animation...