Archive for the ‘Stop-Motion’ Category

Ivan Ivanov-Vano

October 1, 2009

There’s something very magical and unique about Russian animation in general, and the work of Ivan Ivanov-Vano in particular. Inspired by classical opera, and utilizing two dimensional stop-motion animation, he created some incredibly stirring short films. He was also a big influence on (and mentor of) Yuri Norstein, another of my favorites.

The Fantastic Mr. Fox

July 23, 2009

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I realize this isn’t related to comics or illustration, but what can I say. I’m a sucker for Roald Dahl, Wes Anderson, and stop-motion animation. I can’t wait for this movie.

More pictures on the official website.