Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Title Sequence Pitch Inspiration


ATRiuM Animation Archives

Fighting Horses (1998) from ATRiuM Animation Archives on Vimeo.


Joanna Quinn

Some stunning traditional animation and beautiful design Joanna Quinn also produces commercial work see here


THE LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER from THE LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER team on Vimeo.'>For some beautiful work form the GOBELINS animation school in France see here

Passion Pictures

Some more fantastic commercial work for Passion Pictures Here

Studio AKA

How can you not be inspired by the work these guys produce!!!! go and have a look here

Aardman Commercials

Have a look here it’s a great resource of inspiration many different styles and ideas, in a short format.

Vanishing Species


Ghost Trees (deforestation and carbon released)

Some more insiration for the Advertising / Promotional Campaign.

Challenge your world

Some inspiration for your major project especially if your thinking of the Advertising / Promotional Campaign Option. This is a short video for the event Challenge your world (challengeyourworld.com/), in Montreal the 19th of November 2009

La Chaussettologie - Challenge your world from Desrumaux Celine on Vimeo.


Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Character Design Blogspot

A great site with lots of interviews with leading industry Character Designers.

Pencil Test Depot

This is a great resource for students who are looking to study another animators.

Tuesday, 13 October 2009

Milton Glaser


Milton Glaser draws and talks about the act of drawing.

Nathan Fowkes

Some stunning work over on Nathan Fowkes Art blog not only is there beautiful portrait and landscape work but also some lovely concepts and backgrounds for dreamworks. He also has a landscape blog go have a look here

Monday, 5 October 2009

Bill Perkins

The multi talented Bill Perkins has everything on his site from concept work to storyboards.


CARTOON MODERN blog focuses on design and animation from the fifties there are some lovely examples there.

Samurai Jack backgrounds

Some Fantastic Samurai Jack backgrounds from Bill Wray

Animation Backgrounds

This is a fantastic resource for Animation Background artwork. Some beautiful examples from Tom & Jerry to the Disney classics go have a look here.

Friday, 25 September 2009

Recording Bath

Peter Coard sought to record as much detail of the many houses in Bath that were being lost to the developers in the 1960s. Working with black biro on white card. He produced a great body of illustration work, recording the buildings (marked for demolition) individual details and character.

Kiah Kiean

For fantastic expressive Location drawings take a look at Kiah Kiean's work here.

Urban Sketchers

Urban Sketchers (USk) is a network of artists around the world who draw the cities where they live and travel to. They have a great flicker group too.

Drawing & Sculpture

The loose and expressive work of David G Derrick Jr who is also a Dreamworks story artist.

Location Sketching

Some lovely location drawing from Wilfred Wong

James Jean

Go have a look at James Jean's sketchbook images some beautiful work.


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Visual Forms! is a collaborative weblog put together by the Animation Team at the ATRiuM for the BA Animation students and anyone who likes Visual Loveliness. It will form part of your ‘Visual Forms in Animation Module’ keep visiting for a dose of links and creative inspiration.