Engaging essays on a wide-variety of illustration-based subjects by knowledgable authors, scholars, artists, and students can be explored here.
Moving Pictures: A Conversation with Pixar Animation Artist Tim Evatt
Rich Bradway | November 20, 2020 - Tim Evatt is a 13-year veteran at Pixar Animation. His inspirations were "golden age" illustrators like Norman Rockwell, Dean Cornwell, and J.C. Leyendecker.
Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning
Jesse M. Kowalski | January 19, 2017 - A history of the world's longest animation partnership, which led the move of animated shorts from film to television and created Saturday Morning Cartoons.
The Life of a Still Image: Comics vs. Animation
Peter Murphey | July 7, 2016 - An examination of the animated and manga versions of Katsuhiro Otomo's "Akira."