Chris Reccardi and Lynne Naylor are wonderful pop surrealist painters I've featured on Boing Boing before. They're also respected animators. Chris worked on the Ren & Stimpy Show and Powerpuff Girls, while Lynne co-created the Ren & Stimpy Show and was lead character designer for Batman: The Animated Series and Powerpuff Girls. Two years ago, Chris and Lynne created a pilot for a mod spy cartoon called "The Modifyers." Execs at Nickelodeon passed on it, so Chris and Lynne have now posted the pilot online. I wish it were a full-length feature!
As a discipline, acting is both over and underrated. Due to the difficulty inherent in the craft, society tends to foist more importance on the profession than is rational or necessary. The cultural significance Americans impose on actors for essentially playing pretend very well is bizarre. However, despite the intense amount of focus that actors… READ THE REST
Variety isn't just the spice of life; it's the lifeblood of art. One of art's most alluring aspects is the limitless forms through which it can manifest. In addition to the various mediums of expression, the diversity of styles within a single medium is virtually endless. In the world of illustration, people heap copious praise… READ THE REST
Maker, dubious assertions buster, and snake hater…er…lover Allan Pan decided he wanted to right one of nature's wrongs. He decided to try and give snakes legs like most self-respecting critters. So, he designed, tested, and built a robotic walking vehicle that a snake can crawl into and commandeer. Ya know, 'cause we totally want snakes… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Studying has become incredibly unconventional, starting with doing everything online and continuing with giving textbooks the axe. So if you're ditching the stacks for a more modern way to focus on your… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. There are a ton of different hurdles, making getting an education from home difficult. Besides the apparent distractions, you don't have as many tools as you would find in the stacks. Bulk… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. While you do almost everything on your phone today, from buying groceries to finding out what that ex-buddy from high school is doing these days, there's nothing quite like putting pen to paper. Psychology… READ THE REST