How drawing helps you think
Ralph Ammer’s 17 minute talk about drawing is delightful on many levels, part of which are the animations to illustrate his points.
Floating in space
A lovely animation of an astronaut swimming through stars
A lovely animation indeed. "Don't live in the grand scheme of things"
Mixtape for the Milky Way – Video Games
This is a terribly sweet, well done and moving song + animation about video games / via Waxy
Netlify Reaches One Million Devs
That's one glorious timeline design (and animation)
QAnon Is More Important Than You Think – The Atlantic
Illustrations: Arsh Raziuddin; animation: Vishakha Darbha If you were an adherent, no one would be able to tell. You would look like any other American. You…
Learning to See
In order to make things you need to understand them. In order to understand them, you need to first learn to notice them. You need to see the little details of the stitch on the handbag, or the almost imperceptible swipe animation on the app’s login screen.
Manchester Orchestra – The Sunshine
This song's a couple years old, and the baby animation is a little cheesy, but overall? Totes adorbs.
Foot-candles: the different paths to tech
May 09, 2018 Alice Goldfuss Reading time ~5 minutes Despite working in tech with an engineering title, my only degree is a BFA in Film and Animation. While some…
A vector looking animation (made in AfterEffects). Retro goodness with an incredible behind the scenes video. / via DaringFireball
Iconic logos replaced with female figures for International Women’s Day
Perfect animations round these out / via Brand New
Music video for Jane Bordeaux’s ‘Ma’agalim’
when computer animation is elevated to folk art
Going Fishing by Guldies
I want to make a stop motion animation factory on the desk in my bedroom now.
Spirit – The animation tool for the web
Not out yet, but so hopeful that maybe it will be awesome! / via DJ
Animated vintage book graphics, part II
Animation: Henning M. Lederer / Music: Jörg Stierle
Teaser for Pixar’s Coco, the studio’s only non-sequel this year
The animation looks beautiful
Lovely illustration and animation / via Yewknee
Lottie : Airbnb Design
new open-source animation tool / via Yewknee
Letter of Complaint: Cards Against Humanity
A selection of cards from Cards Against Humanity. Animation by Jessica Tang. Source images: Cards Against Humanity. “Cards Against Humanity” is a pun, of sorts,…
Convert After Effect animations to iOS code
Jonathan Stroh “Bear house (with fox)”
Mesmerized by this animation.
An Illustrated Talk With Maurice Sendak
A timeless animation by Christoph Niemann of Sendak's interview on NPR's Fresh Air. Always worth a revisit.
Could this be the HTML 5 animation tool I've been hoping for? Looks promising...
Simple Character Animation – Skillshare
This looks like a great class to learn how to animate a character in After Effects
WWDC 2015 – Designing with Animation
Another great video from Apple describing how to get started with animations and how to make them effective for user interface. Sidenote: Their Keynote template is deliciously simple and effective.
Animation and drawing app inspired by Norman McLaren, maker of much awesome during his tenure at the National Film Board of Canada. Looks great for kids and adults (iPad app)
Vinyl record animations by Michael Hansen
Animation themed to the music while spinning on the turntable. Filed under neato. / via Coudal
Dragonframe – Stop motion animation software
Mac and PC versions available. Looks powerful good. / via @fchimero
Occupy Wall St. = Pong
A fine animation by MK12 / via DaringFireball
Turbine free wind power
I quite enjoyed this animation by Buck.
Makoto Yabuki – White Box
I love mid-century modern and all that, but it's new interpretations of graphic design like this that get me super excited. I won't deny there's some frustration because I don't know how to make animations like this, but I can watch, and ooooo, and ahhh.
Stykz – multi-platform stick figure animation program
Possible underpinning for xkcd movie? Just a thought. (via Keaggy)
Diggin this animation. Found while surfin 'round Nizmlab, a site to curate the loads of videos out there into something manageable. (via Fresh Arrival)
Stop motion with wolf and pig.
Some links you see float by the stream a few times and you finally dive in after that. (lovely animation via makenosound, TMN, clusterflock, MeFI...)
Happy New Year by Electrabel
Tealights + patience = pretty dang incredible stop-motion animation (via Drawn!)
Jailbirds: Frank Chimero adds flair to this GOOD Magazine animation about our penal system
Learning should always be this visually solid.
The Art of Pixar
fan-curated gallery of inspired and inspiring artwork from the animation studio (via alertbutnotalarmed)
Stripes, Puma “Scanimation”
Funny to see a digital implementation of something so simple. (via bearskinrug)
An ambiguous animation painted on public walls. (via Coudal)
I am mesmerized by the introduction movie/animation. (as seen on the Longboard)
Turn off your faucet
Help the planet. Awesome enviroanimation (via Drawn!)
Quite lovely animation (though the Joker is still creepy) via cpluv
Adobe Photoshop “See What’s Possible” Challenge
Compose an aesthetically pioneering 15-second or less animation or motion graphic video that illustrates the theme of “See What’s Possible.” The winning work must incorporate or close with the Adobe Photoshop logo. 20K prize (+ CS suite)
9 cool animations with typography
And encoded with YouTube's currently cruddy compression. Still, the goodness is visible (via Veer)
social network for two
the video (animation by Alyssa Timon)
Man and Whale
Another bit o animation
GOBELINS – Galerie – Cinéma d’animation
Animation stuff to watch when I'm done working
Motionographer | Motion graphics, design, animation, filmmaking, vfx and bombastic banter
A weblog for motion designers and filmmakers (via coolhunting)
Animation quite worthy of the Excellence Prize it received. (via electro-plankton)
Animation with construction paper. Wow. (via Make mag blog)
Excellent animation / motion design. Go to : Motion Design / Adverts / Areva for one. (via zefrank)
mesmerizing flash animation (via byrdhouse)
Final Fantasy CGI animation of the Thriller dance
In poor YouTube compression. I'm reminded me, I totally forgot about going to Lexington this year (via sullivan)
a wonderful animation dug up by electro^plankton
A Critical History of Computer Graphics and Animation
Lesson 1: The beginning of computing (via cory arcangel)
translating the ideas of John Whitney, animating sounds (flash animation via grow-a-brain)
Malajube music video
with fun animation - qt (via nfotxn)