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January 22, 2015 Michael Rougeau

ANIMAL’s feature Game Plan asks game developers to share a bit about their process and some working images from the creation of a recent game. This week, we spoke with Adrian Moore and Ollie Browne of Australian studio Loveshack Entertainment about Framed, a game in which you rearrange comic book panels to control the action. […]

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January 20, 2015 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile Edapt, a generator of toothy pop culture portraits and other odd, sometimes ghoulish characters. Name/Alias: Edapt Decade you were born in: The 1980s City you currently live: Brooklyn Drugs or natural highs? Both How did you get your […]

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January 19, 2015 Rhett Jones

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, James Harvey talks about his special brand of work in graphic novels. I’ve been working with collage a lot lately in the preparation of my drawings. Here’s what I’ve been doing: I make a […]

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January 13, 2015 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile Roycer, a native New Yorker whose signature “monsters” pepper the cityscape. In addition to promoting himself on the streets, Roycer is a curator and has organized exhibits featuring graffiti and street artists. Name/Alias: Royce Bannon, Roycer, Choice Royce. […]

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January 12, 2015 Rhett Jones

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, Loney Abrams and Johnny Tragedy talk about their tattoo-themed multi-disciplinary project There There. We watch a lot of reality television. And a lot of our ideas start there. In general we’re interested in how […]

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January 8, 2015 Michael Rougeau

ANIMAL’s feature Game Plan asks game developers to share a bit about their process and some working images from the creation of a recent game. This week, we spoke with Lucas Johnson, Claris Cyarron and ceMelusine of Silverstring Media about Glitchhikers, a game about “the kinds of things you end up thinking about when you’re […]

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January 5, 2015 Rhett Jones

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, sixteen-year-old artist Terrell Davis talks about his cover artwork for Yoshi & Komono, inspired by Googling cat cafes, “Japanese snacks, old games, Ramune soda, tamagotchis,” and social media feedback. This is a piece I did for Yoshi […]

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December 30, 2014 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile Joseph Meloy and his unique style, coined “Vandal Expressionism.” Meloy combines the abstract expressionism made famous by artists like Jackson Pollock with techniques stemming from graffiti and street art to create a style that can be found on […]

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December 23, 2014 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile Alice Mizrachi, a Queens-based painter, educator, and community organizer. Her figurative-style portraits and artwork — that are simply signed AM whether they’re in the gallery or the street — touches on female empowerment and social justice. Name/Alias: AM […]

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December 22, 2014 Rhett Jones

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, artist New York-based artist Lisa Beck talks about Threshold, an outdoor sculpture that is “solid but also open,” inspired by passing. I was invited to make an outdoor sculpture for the exhibition called […]

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