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The Digital Art of Dan Luvisi

The Digital Art of Dan Luvisi

At the early age of 3, Dan Luvisi already got his passion for art, now working in the film, video game and comic book industry. Dan is known for his extremely versatile style in both illustration approach, as well as categories. Besides concept illustrations, Dan has become an expert in Character & Costume Design, Matte Paintings, Storyboards, Poster & Packaging Design and generally welcomes new challenges within his field. Find out more about Dan Luvisi and his incredible works at All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi4 All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi Links More info about Dan Luvisi: More on Dan via DeviantART: Follow Dan on Twitter:

Video Inspiration #29 - Reader Submitted Works

Video Inspiration is a weekly(ish) post where we either feature a specific artist or show a sort of "best of" list of videos we've discovered during the week. Everything here may not be brand new, but we felt it worth sharing with the community. If you have good finds that you'd like to share, please feel free to send your links to with "video inspiration" in the subject line. I know I've said this before...but sometimes you guys just blow me away. Usually I try to keep this post to about 5 videos (unless I'm covering a series like last week) but man, I simply could not keep some of these videos out of the reader submitted post. You guys have got some skill! Keep up the great work! "Motherless Brooklyn" Title Sequence Proposal from Remy Le Rumeur on Vimeo. Missing from Guanaco on Vimeo. 10-07-11 from Matt Wiebe on Vimeo. 2010/2011 Motion Design Reel from Barton Damer on Vimeo. Come Fly With Us from David Hendrix on Vimeo. REEL 2011 from Jacob Plumridge on Vimeo. Festival de Antigua 2011 (tv Spot) from magnetico on Vimeo. Illuminating Moments from Martim Monica on Vimeo. ART OF ANTONI TUDISCO from Antoni Tudisco on Vimeo. Sottas // Logo animation from Moon Fella on Vimeo. Sensacional from Felipe Nicoletti on Vimeo.

The Incredible Evolution of Pixar

No one makes animated movies quite like Pixar. With 23 years, 10 films, and 22 Academy Awards under their belt, the incredible guys over at Pixar Animation Studios keep getting better and better with each passing year. Last week we received a suggestion from one of our readers about doing a post on Up, their latest masterpiece. I thought this was an excellent idea, but I also think that their other films deserve some recognition too. So here I bring you a collection of all the Pixar feature films to date plus some of their shorts at the end. My all-time favorite Pixar short is Presto!, so definitely be sure to check that one out ;) Actually, now that I come to think of it, Toy Story 2 was the first film I ever saw in theatres (to my memory). I was seven :) Have an idea for the next post? Send me your suggestions via facebook or twitter! Feature Films Of course everybody remembers the classics like Toy Story. I should probably admit that I wasn't too crazy for The Incredibles and Cars though. But after Ratatouille they just get better and better. Toy Story, 1995 A Bug's Life, 1998 Toy Story 2, 1999 Monsters, Inc., 2001 Finding Nemo, 2003 The Incredibles, 2004 Cars, 2006 Ratatouille, 2007 WALL-E, 2008 (came out on my birthday :D) Up, 2009 Short Films It's seriously amazing to see how much these guys have evolved and how much emotion they're able to portray in a few short minutes of little to no dialogue. Enjoy! The Adventures of André and Wally B., 1984 Tin Toy, 1988 For the Birds, 2000 Boundin', 2003 One Man Band, 2005 Lifted, 2006 Presto, 2008 Partly Cloudy, 2009 (preview)

30 Interesting Light Leak Shots

Light leaks are probably one of the main reasons I enjoy analog photography so much. They're like little perfect imperfections that add a whole new feel to the image - makes the picture appear a little softer and dreamier. A light leak is exactly what the name suggests. It's when light accidentally leaks into the camera causing an area of the film to over-expose. Some people hate it and go as far as to cover the back of the camera with duct tape so as to avoid it, but I think it's beautiful so I gathered here a few interesting examples for you guys. Hope you enjoy them as much as I do :) And if you have any suggestions and feedback, feel free to contact me on twitter or facebook! Alessandra Maggioni Sarah Bernhard aaliyeh Christian Pitschl Jeremy Pettis 1-Zeke 2-Alex kaitlin van baarle Dustin Yager nick bartoletti becca newing

Akira: The Live-Action film

Akira is probably the most famous anime ever. It introduced a generation to the world of Japanese animation and showed western cultures that animation (which at the time was dominated by Disney movies) can be dark, experimental, and very artistic. For years now, probably since the mid-90's, I've been hearing about a remake of this anime classic into a live-action film. Time went by and I just assumed it was never going to happen. Looks like it's now back on track and Leonardo DiCaprio's production company is behind it and there's even a script. Anime is such a huge influence in our culture now. If you look at cartoons on television now (in the U.S., I can't speak for the rest of the world) they are either imported from Japan or they are copies of the Japanese style. It's also a big influence on young designers. The flashy bright and colorful style of anime can be seen in the work of many designers, illustrators, and graffiti artists these days. Click here to read a review of the script. source: NewYork-Tokyo

Video Inspiration: The Archive

This is one amazing piece of cinematography. Created by The worlds largest vinyl record archive is going up for sale, this is a much watch video. A lot of history and amazing shots for inspiration. The Archive from Sean Dunne on Vimeo.

7 Beautiful title & credit sequence designs

I love motion graphics and animation. One thing I look for when I go to the cinema or watch a TV program is a nicely designed title and/or credit sequence. It's not absolutely necessary, but if it's there, and done right, it adds a new level of enjoyment to the film or show. I feel like there has been a bunch of great sequences lately so I thought I'd post a few that I liked. Pedra do Reino (Stone of the Kingdom) I found this one while looking through the portfolio of the company that made it (LOBO). I was instantly attracted to it. It reminded me of the title sequence to the HBO series Carnivale. It's almost like an illuminated manuscript come to life. Iron Man The Iron Man movie was great! And the ending credit sequence was amazing as well. It used the simple line art you'd find in a program like AutoCAD and created an amazing animated sequence for it. Simple but perfect! It was made by: Prologue The Company This is a short animated title sequence for the TNT television mini-series The Company. It's made to look as if pencil sketches have come to life. It's really nice. I actually haven't seen the program, I found it while looking through the website of the company that created it. (Digital Kitchen). Inside the Medieval Mind Ok so there's a bit of an old-timey collage-type theme that I seem to be leaning towards. I can't help it, I like it. This was created by Transistor Studio for a BBC series. I haven't seen the series, but I would like to. Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium They had me at the toy Robots, I love Robots! Seriously though, it's a nicely made sequence paying homage to old toys and film title sequence design from the 50's. It was made by Reel FX. Stranger than Fiction I thought this title sequence was so great. It was super-simple yet very cleverly executed. I also thought the movie was good. It was a bit of a departure from the typical Will Ferrell movie, which I kind of liked. This was made by MK12. The Kite Runner This is another very simply designed title sequence. If you're a typography or calligraphy enthusiast then you'd appreciate this one. This one is also made by MK12.