Winter 2010, the stunning landscape of Iceland succumbs to the Arctic cold. Beaches and lakes get frozen, but something unexpected is going to happen… the earth shakes, warms up, and suddenly a big crack opens up at the top of the glacier Eyjafjallajokull. Lava, smoke, ash and fire come up from the depth of the earth, melting everything in its path.
No clue what’s going on in this video but it seems like a good way to start Saturday morning!
San Francisco based artist Maxwell Loren Holyoke Hirsch is one of my all time favorite artists. He creates beautiful illustrative collages with mixed media.
I may be a day or two late but here’s an animated video to celebrate the year of the rabbit, courtesy of Frater Films. Watch the full video after the jump.
Danish-born artist Miss Lotion combines hand drawn illustrations with quirky and playful typography.
Dutch motion graphics studio Onesize released their exceptionally cinematic new showreel yesterday. The music and sound design were created by Los Angeles based composer Jeff Dodson, who has been working with them for the last several years. The collaboration has gained something of a cult following in the motion graphics community, to the extent that an EP of the music from the reels prior to 2008 was released last year.
Our friends in Egypt are still protesting day and night for freedom and democracy from the Mubarak regime. They have defied curfews, been beaten, killed, and assaulted for the rights that most of us get to enjoy every single day. Today is said to be the day that they make their final push to get Mubarak out of office. Lets all join in solidarity in supporting their efforts!