Saturday, June 01, 2024

Post 674 - Not Even Being Polite - Veredictum




 
Sometimes the abyss looks back

 

But there's always this bit of information (in short, if you visit Russia, you may not be able to come back to the US?):

Countries That Deny Entry to Felons 

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Cambodia
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Cuba
  • Dominican Republic
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Morocco
  • Nepal
  • New Zealand
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Saturday, May 18, 2024

Post 671 - ASIFA Analytical and Articulatory Animation Analyses - Appendix for May 2024






reprinted with permission - author contacts: Karl Cohen at  karlcohen@earthlink.net and Alex Dudok de Wit substacks with delirious abandon at https://substack.com/@dudeydok


 

Wednesday, May 08, 2024

Post 669: How Things Begin (with updates through 16 May 2024)

 Animate ASIFA, you say?  OK, test #1:

Test #2:


Test #3:

Now for some shading and details...

Test #4: Music added


Test #5 : With Different Music! (the things that pop up in the archives!)



Get Benny involved, you say?  OK, test #2:

(cc) 2024 Jim Middleton, The Animating Apothecary


Friday, May 03, 2024

Post 668 - "Political Asylum" Annoys THE WORLD!

Delaware - final status on May 19

And Later, on May 19th:

"Exceptional Merit" - Woo Hoo!

Australia - July 31
Iceland (they also selected "Seule Tod", something that feels like I made at about the time of the French Revolution) - November 25

New York - June 6-8 - Oh My Double Gawd was this an incredible experience!!!!

Texas - April 1 - made the showing, didn't take a prize (aww)

New York City - May 23 (also with "Animating Buster Keaton: Home")
 
Burlington, Iowa -- Saturday July 13, 11am "Saturday Morning Cartoon" block of films


 
"Best Original Animation Style" in Germany, June 2024
For August 22, 2024 - Baker City, Oregon

Princeton Garden Theatre, Princeton, NJ on July 28, 2024



 
Link to a Version for Hearing Impaired, especially for Minnesota - Click Here
(c) 2024 Jim Middleton, The Animating Apothecary

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Post 667 - 2/3's to 1000!!! Time for Another Sketch Dump!


           If there's a story among these, I'm certain it doesn't end well...

(may include duplicates from earlier posting - trying to "close the books" at the ol' apothecary studios)










Failed costume design






Testing new brand of sketch pens


This just looks painful


Mock Up for Dreamscape Project


Study for Sfumato #4

Prototype for Analog Recording Telescope


study for Sfumato #4


all sketches (c) 2024 Jim Middleton, The Animating Apothecary