Tag Archives: watercolour

Stills From Sylvain Chomet’s “The Illusionist” 1

(Please click these images to enlarge them.) This is a random assortment of images in no particular order, so please don’t read it as if it were a storyboard! ‘The Illusionist’ premiered some time ago, at the Berlinale Film Festival (February 16th, 2010) I love the art direction of these images. They are centred on […]

Tatsuyuki Tanaka – Cannabis Works 10

(Click all these small images to enlarge them, please….) Tatsuyuki Tanaka, the animator from 4c Studios whose first major job was key animator on Akira (1988), has a folio of work from his 2003 graphic novel / manga “Cannabis Works” on view at Digik Gallery. Aside from enjoying the masterly draughtsmanship evident in all his […]

William Russell Flint 4

This is post #11 in this mini series of snow scenes. In terms of technique, it’s the most demanding of all so far in this series. Although it’s only 10 by 13 inches ( or 25 by 33 cm ) it was made difficult by 2 factors. First, when the air temperature is close to […]

Stephen Hanson 1

There’s a new name in the blogroll (left) today, and it’s that of Stephen Hanson, Illustrator and Visual development artist. I had the pleasure of working with Steve a few years ago during the making of Balto, where we both painted backgrounds. He’s been producing some gorgeous work that you can see on his new […]