Mobile Character Animation, Made on iPhone

Benjamin Rabe, iOS touch artist and avowed fingerpainter, makes a simple but very cute experiment using touch apps. I like this, not so much for the novelty of doing this on iPhones and things, as for the potential it demonstrates in fun, little touch apps as artistic tools. Now I’ll really be pleased when you […]

Octatrack Hands-on Videos Begin to Appear, Featuring New Elektron Super-Sampler in Action

Elektron’s Octatrack sampler is shipping to producer’s hands, bringing this multitrack, time-stretching, step-sequenced, modulation-packing digital sampling hardware to real-world music-making. The results make comparisons like “Ableton in a box” seem pretty fair – and give you more an idea of what the thing does than Elektron’s bizarre (and wonderful) short science fiction film, which seemed […]

- February 17, 2011

Eat or Be Eaten: More Wonderful Animation from Mirai Mizue

After a delicious multi-course meal of short alphabetic animations earlier this week, here’s more of the charming and inventive work of Japanese animator Mirai Mizue. At top: Various scenes of predation. All creatures have to eat each other in order in order to survive. His first professional work. A complete version is included in [MIRAI […]

Peter Kirn - February 17, 2011

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