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Of sea, sky and human spirit

July 24, 2012

So here it is: Alluded to in the videos in the previous post, the first animated film done for the IMAX format and camera. Alex Petrov’s The Old Man and the Sea also happens to be a marvel of illustration and painting. http://youtu.be/yKQw_sSAzTw Petrov crafts his treatment of Ernest Hemingway’s Pulitzer Prize winning fiction not […]

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A finger-painted, animated “expression of dabs”

July 6, 2012

Russian animator Alexander Petrov works a lot  like a children’s book illustrator to make his films, though his films hardly rate as children’s fare. In the previous post we saw his mesmerizing film The Mermaid based on a Pushkin tale and the Slavic legend of the rusalka. It’s a tragic telling definitely not for children. In this […]

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Stories that move and talk when you touch them

December 12, 2011

Children’s book illustrators and aspiring illustrators were among those who tuned in from the U.S. to Portugal, and Australia to South Africa Saturday morning (Texas time) for an online class on the InteractBuilder software. They were learning about a new venue for their narrative art: A new kind of book for iPads, iPhones and other touch […]