Take a look at this excellent illustrated essay by artist Justin Hilden on the color design for the 1966 television special It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. Hilden walks us through the entire cartoon, explaining how smart color design choices strengthens the expressive quality of the story. Click the image to get to the essay.
Known for their playful and humorous mixed-media animations, Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata combine handcrafted art, photography and digital techniques. Since they began collaborating in 2007, Max and Ru have directed music videos, PSAs, and developed original television content. Their independent films have screened in over 150 festivals worldwide.