‘Whitby,’ a stop-motion music video by The Octopus Project

The Octopus Project - Whitby

Austin-based band The Octopus Project‘s latest music video, ‘Whitby,’ is an excellent piece of stop motion animation, starring a bunch of dancing geometric shapes hanging out in a library, kitchen, and other ordinary locations. It was created, shot, and directed entirely by the band themselves, who also have a hand in a lot of the art involved in their packaging and live visuals.

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Skip Hursh

October 3, 2013 / By

‘Franchise,’ a New Animated Alphabet from Animography

Animography - Franchise Animated

Animography - Franchise Animated

Giving 110 animators freedom to do whatever they want in a single collaborative project could be a recipe for disaster. With Franchise, the latest release for animated type series Animography, the results are far from disastrous. Given the constraints of duration, dimensions, color, and and a single set of letterforms, the resulting animated typeface is a stunning combination of diverse styles and animation techniques.

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August 12, 2013 / By

Hyperreal Minimalist Photography by Bobby Doherty

Bobby Doherty

Bobby Doherty

Brooklyn-based Photographer Bobby Doherty makes powerfully stylized images out of ordinary, familiar objects. His distinctive approach to photography creates images that are almost hyperreal: photos that look like paintings of photos. This makes sense as his studio photography work involves some level of digital manipulation and a tendency toward turning objects into patterns and textures through arrangement and composition.

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July 23, 2013 / By

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