A Royal College of Arts graduation short by Daniela Sherer (based on short story ‘The Point’ by Charles D’Ambrosia) in which the line between childhood and adulthood blurs for a boy at one of his mother’s cocktail parties.
“I want to try to draw people—or anything else, cars, buildings, whatever—in a way that comes closer to reality.” British-born sculptor and digital artist Julian Opie is best known for portraits of contemporary life reduced to essential bold lines amid solid color backgrounds. “People. 1. Coloured” (2015) is from his series of simplified figures walking in a continuous computer animation, presented here on a 22-inch LCD screen. . . Signed and numbered from an edition of 4 + 1 AP, this work is live for bidding now in our “Contemporary Art” sale. Click the link in our bio to learn more about this and more works by other art world favorites. #JulianOpie
People. 1. Coloured (2015) – a pared-back animated loop by sculptor and digital artist Julian Opie.
An experimental short where each frame of a simple scene is rendered in a different art style, from ancient Egyptian tomb murals and Chinese Ink painting to expressionism, primitivism and contemporary.
Created, with much skill and understanding of the subject, by filmmaker and educator Cao Shu of the China Academy Of Art in Hangzhou.
Of this painstakingly measured, pleasing-to-watch physics whatchamacallit, DoodleChaos sez:
I’ve synchronized the song “Fade” by Alan Walker to the physics of a Line Rider track drawing everything by hand. It only took about 3 months of work! I’ve listened to the song thousands of times while making this and I still love it.
Finding alien life on a distant planet would be amazing news – or would it? If we are not the only intelligent life in the universe, this probably means our days are numbered and doom is certain.
Oh wait now.
A festival-favourite 2016 short by Tel Aviv based animators Hani Dombe & Tom Kouris. To wit:
Lili refuses to let go of her childhood and fights a sandstorm that threatens to take it away. In the heart of the storm she rediscovers the joy of childhood, but forced to choose between illusion and reality.