The Boxtrolls (2014) | Behind the Scenes

via Animation Magazine:

  • 1 week; the average amount of time for an animator to complete 3.7 seconds of footage
  • 3.5 inches, the cuff-to-cuff measurement of baby Eggs’ sweater (created on an embroidery machine to produce irregular lines, like a hand-knitted garment). His little socks are only ⅝” long
  • 4 scenes per week was the goal for each animator
  • 14 different fabrics were used in Lord Portley-Rind’s white hat
  • 24 kinds of weeds were created for backgrounds by the greens department
  • 55 different sculpts of prop cheeses were made; different scale sizes were needed for wide, medium and close shots

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cowboy partners! in a world where cactuses are pink and everything is colorful in the western times ^q^


cowboy partners! in a world where cactuses are pink and everything is colorful in the western times ^q^

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i’ve been drawing a bit of a story and tweeting it over on my twitter called The Winterkill. its kind of a focused exercise on color, composition and conveying a story sequence as simply as possible.

ps: i will be at TCAF the 10th & 11th and then VanCaf soon after on the 24th & 25th, hope to see you all there!

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Anonymous said: what's with the ball pit thing? I hate not getting things but I must have missed something big



Okay anon, let me stop giggling for a little bit and explain to you what happened.

"DashCon 2014": Was supposed to be a large con of mostly Tumblr users with a 65$ entry fee. They were going to host it in a Hotel in Schaumburg, IL. It looked like a fairly legit con to most users and promised to have Steam Punk Giraffe and Welcome to Night Vale show up for entertainment and panels. Steam Punk Giraffe canceled it’s trip to Dashcon months ago but the Con never told the people who already invested money into it, especially the people who paid extra for reserved seating. Welcome to Night Vale didn’t show up because they didn’t get their payment for the trip and thus didn’t go. Dashcon “apparently” got a call from the hotel telling them that the room they reserved would cost $17,000 and didn’t receive their payment. Dashcon then rallied up it’s participants for a fundraiser in 2 days to raise that money.

Well…They did. Where that money is now, no one knows. People showed up to a very empty room with no vendors. Someone bought a ball pit and rented a bounce house for the con and the people who reserved seats for the panels got an extra hour in the ball pit.


for anyone confused about what’s going on

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Cosmic Cats


Cosmic Cats

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bringing this back around just in case you’ve had a bad day

my favorite thing about this post being popular is that people like you are using it to cheer other people up, that is rad, thank you for being rad

Holy mother of god. Can not stop laughing.

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for you and me who experience artblock..
keep on drawing!


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ハリポタログ / やなぎ


ハリポタログ / やなぎ

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Adventures with Remus and doggy!Sirius
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welcome to rapture 

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