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Stylish Artworks and Animations

Stylish Artworks and Animations

There are some people that are incredibly talented and there's not much to say about them, we just have to admire and work hard to get to that level one day. Dave Chenell, a Designer, Animator, Developer and co-founder of Enormo.us is one of these guys. The illustrations and little animations he shared on his Dribbble profile is simply awesome. They have a retro look, mix of the 80s with Monument Valley. For more information about Dave and to check out his full portfolio check out. http://enormo.us/

The Work of Juanma Mota

The Work of Juanma Mota

Juanma Mota is a Art and Motion Director based in Madrid, Spain. His work has been recognized by many brands out there including: OFFF Mexico, Nike, NBC and History Channel just to name a few. Now that he founded Pleid, a studio with talented folks to achieve greatness in every single project. Calling themselves the "Crafters of the Static Beauty and "Believers of the Illusion of Motion". It's quite poetic! My focus is on creating enhanced visuals to be enjoyed by people, with the aim of reaching stunning results; my projects are always driven by the enthusiasm and passion of having fun while creating. For more information check out: http://www.mota.me/

Santa Claus Illustrations & Animations

Santa Claus Illustrations & Animations

Today is Christmas Eve and we would like to wish everyone a merry Christmas so we selected some really cool Santa Claus illustrations and animations to get you on the Christmas spirit. Enjoy! by Steve Roberts by Oxygenna by Wanda Arca by thanks but no thanks by Andra Popovici by James Pierechod by Loris F. Alessandria by Maxi Albella by Not Flipper

Motion Design by Fab Design

Motion Design by Fab Design

Today I bring to you some motion design inspiration from the super talented Francesco D'Ambrosio and Annarita Milella, an Italian designer duo based in Edinburgh. They have been crafting animations and motion design since 2012. The cool thing about their work is that they explore and mix styles keeping up to date with the trendy vector style but also combining with more traditional styles. For more information check out http://www.fabdesign.info/

Glen Keane – Step into the Page

Glen Keane – Step into the Page

Over nearly four decades at Disney, Glen Keane animated some the most compelling characters of our time: Ariel from The Little Mermaid, the titular beast in Beauty and the Beast, and Disney’s Tarzan, to name just a few. The son of cartoonist Bil Keane (The Family Circus), Glen learned early on the importance of holding onto your childhood creativity—and how art can powerfully convey emotion. Keane has spent his career embracing new tools, from digital environments to 3D animation to today’s virtual reality, which finally enables him to step into his drawings and wander freely through his imagination. At FoST, he'll explore how to tap into your own creativity, connecting to emotion and character more directly than ever before. Glen Keane – Step into the Page from Future Of StoryTelling on Vimeo. For more information check out http://futureofstorytelling.org/

Animated Paintings of René Magritte

Animated Paintings of René Magritte

German artist Raphaëlle Martin created a tribute to René Magritte by animating some of his most famous pieces. It is pretty interesting to see surrealism in motion, check it out! René François Ghislain Magritte was a Belgian surrealist artist. He became well known for a number of witty and thought-provoking images that fall under the umbrella of surrealism. His work is known for challenging observers' preconditioned perceptions of reality. LA CONDITION HUMAINE - 1935 LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES - 1936 LE FILS DE L'HOMME - 1964 GOLCONDE - 1953 LA DÉCALCOMANIE - 1966

Cool Animations by ARM Sattavorn

Cool Animations by ARM Sattavorn

Nothing beats the feeling of surprise and amazement that is when you see a piece of design or animation that stands out from the rest. I tend to look at so many images during the day and there's always a few designs that really catch my attention and imagination. The work of Thanat Sattavorn (ARM)is one of them. I won't talk much, just check out after the break. For more information check out http://armmotion.com/

Rio 2016 Olympic Games Google Doodle

Rio 2016 Olympic Games Google Doodle

Leo Natsume is a talented designer, illustrator, UX designer and animator from my hometown Porto Alegre, Brazil. He's a multitalented individual and we have featured his work here a couple of times. Today, we are happy to share a beautiful project he did for Google. It consists of illustrations and animations for Doodles for the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games. This project includes some illustrations and animations for Google, concept of doodles mobile games of Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil. For more information check out https://www.behance.net/leonatsume

Xbox Branding Animation

Xbox Branding Animation

For todays post we bring a super smooth and beautiful animation created by Simon Holmedal for the Xbox Branding. I love the simplicity of this project with simple lines creating the Xbox logo. Everything looks top notch, check it out and for our American friends, Happy Memorial Day. For more information about Simon and his full portfolio check out http://www.simonholmedal.com/ Video I was working as part of the in-house team at ManvsMachine, I did various tasks including rigg, rnd, animation. Stills Credits Client: Microsoft Concept, Design & Direction: ManvsMachine Creative Director for Xbox: Ramiro Torres

Arctic Album Teaser

Arctic Album Teaser

Motion design is still an area that I am a complete newbie but I am learning to admire and understand some of the subtleties that make this field so incredible for me. For this post I want to share a beautiful project created by Martijn Hogenkamp a Creative Director from Amsterdam, Netherlands. The simplicity and the style of the work makes each frame worth of a poster, check it out. For our good friends Leadsmen, a Dutch electronic outfit, we’ve created a teaser for their album Arctic, which was released the 21st of April 2015. When listening to the pre-release we immediately were inspired by the dark, pulsating soundscapes layered with bubbling synths and pounding percussion. We decided to jump the gun and created this moody teaser in a turnaround of just two days. Leadsmen | Arctic from PlusOne on Vimeo. For more information check out http://www.plusoneamsterdam.com/work/show/arctic

3D Animations of 90's Electronics

3D Animations of 90's Electronics

French designer Guillaume Kurkdjian designed some really cool vintage electronics and also animated them to show how it works. The work was created in C4D and animated in After Effects. Enjoy! For more from Guillaume Kurkdjian visit guillaumekurkdjian.com. handycam minitel r/c 4x4 matrix printer bontempi boat sonar helena stirrer portable cd player

Verizon Fiber - Stop Motion

Verizon Fiber - Stop Motion

Motion design, and animation in general, is something I wouldn't consider to be one of my strengths. Not only due to technical knowledge, but there's something else more related with timing and natural motion that is pretty hard for me to translate into any digital format. Seeing the work that Tom Alex Buch did for Verizon Fiber makes me acknowledge that and admire people that are able to execute with precision. Especially when we are talking about stop motion animation. Check it out, it's simply amazing. The Brief: Design and figure out how to create animated hand made feeling wire sculpture stop motion for Verizon fiber optics. At Psyop I visualized these motion tests and styleframes within the challenging timeframe of 3 days. For more information about Tom Alex check out his incredible work at http://www.tomalexbuch.com/ Motion test 1 Motion test 2

Entertaining End Credits: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2

Entertaining End Credits: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2

We've featured the talented animator Pete Oswald here on Abduzeedo before and are excited to share some of his recent collaborative work we stumbled upon. Enter the comedic end titles to the hilarious and highly entertaining Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. The spirited sequence is a combo platter of stop motion and Flash directed by Craig Kellman and Pete and animated by Screen Novelties. Enjoy the subtle humor in this fun-filled culmination to a most entertaining film. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 End credits from Screen Novelties on Vimeo. Stills For more information check out http://peteoswald.tumblr.com/

Greatest Rides by Ido Yehimovitz

The Greatest Rides by Ido Yehimovitz

Ido Yehimovitz is an illustrator from Tel Aviv, Israel and he created an awesome collection of vehicles from movies and TV shows that he used to like in his childhood to present day. He will keep adding more cars but the set that he put together already is quite impressive and I have to say, I love the style of these illustrations. For more information about Ido visit https://www.behance.net/IdoYehimovitz

Animated GIFs by Moran Goldstein

Animated GIFs by Moran Goldstein

Animated GIFs are awesome since the 90s. I remember when I started using the web I used to see them around and it seems that they haven't lost their cool. Moran Goldstein, a designer, developer and 3D generalist from Israel put together a series of super cool animated GIF's with 3D renders. The animations are very smooth and definitely deserved a feature here on Abduzeedo. For more information about Moran's work visit http://www.rapidflux.com/ Via Behance

Alphabetic Type Animation

Alphabetic Type Animation

We featured Marcelo Baldin's project titled Cinematics a couple of days ago. It was awesome and his work is so inspiring that we have another one to share. This one is titled Alphabetic and it's type animation experiment. The style, animation and soundtrack are top notch. Check it out!. I used the font CHUNK FIVE, wich is a really cool and free font created by Meredith Mandel (http://work.meredithmandel.com). I had a lot of fun doing this piece! Can't hardly wait for the next one... Made by Ariel Costa (blinkmybrain") - Sound by Marcelo Baldin (combustion) -Special thanks to Studio Nitro (studionitro.tv) Thanks for all support guys! Stills Via Behance

Canon infographic

Canon infographic

Last year Jing Zhang and the animator James Wignall worked together on an animated infographic project for Canon in Canada. The project features 6 top reasons why small business would benefit from Canon printers. The coolest thing about this project in my opinion is the subtle animations for each one of the reasons. Simple, modern and inspiring this project totally deserved a feature on Abduzeedo. For more information visit: http://www.mazakii.com and http://www.mutanthands.com/