Beautiful pages form Australian artist Liz Steel. Sydney based architect specialising in media projects, who is also an obsessive sketcher. Since discovering watercolour in a field kit in 2006 she has not stopped painting her life in her sketchbook. Her architectural background gives her an analytical and conceptual approach to art.     Patrick Smith, co-founder and advisor…

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Patrick Smith, co-founder and advisor of Cartoons Underground, and co-writer at ScribbleJunkies Blog, started exploring different types of sketchbooks from artists from all around the world. Looking into these Epic Sketchbooks we see more personal work from these artists and get to know their thought process and them as people in a more intimate way. Thanks…

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Patrick Smith, co-founder and advisor of Cartoons Underground, and co-writer at ScribbleJunkies Blog, started exploring different types of sketchbooks from artists from all around the world. Looking into these Epic Sketchbooks we see more personal work from these artists and get to know their thought process and them as people in a more intimate way. Thanks…

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Cartoons Underground sat down with Elena and Olivia Ceballos, a pair of twin sisters with a flair for art. At the tender age of 21, they’re currently concept artists at Dreamworks Animation, and have amassed many followers over the internet. In this interview, we’ve discussed their inspirations, their aspirations, as well as advice that they…

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Last week, Cartoons Underground Co-Founder and Festival Director Vicky Chen spoke at Design Talks: Singapore Animation at Library@Orchard with David Kwok (the CEO of Tiny Island Productions), Michael Lim (the Founder of the Singapore Visual Effects and Animation group), and Mark Wee (Independent Animator) about the fundamentals of IP creation, current trends observed in the…

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ABOUT THE ARTIST This month, we caught up with Sylvain Marc, a graduate of Estienne and Gobelins. Since graduating in 2006, he has worked as an animator, development artist, character designer and director in various studios like Framestore, Cartoon Network, Laika, Nickelodeon, Sony Pictures Animation, and more. Many of Cartoons Underground’s young followers would like…

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Cartoons Underground sat down with Alain Ughetto, a seasoned animator, director and filmmaker. We spoke about his inspirations, his career, and his aspirations. We have also talked about Jasmine (2013), a mixed-media animated film that explores love in the midst of a revolution.   ABOUT THE ARTIST How did you start your career? A: I first…

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We spoke to Samuel Lim, a multimedia and animation student at Ngee Ann Polytechnic. We spoke about his aspirations and experiences. I hope that you enjoy reading this interview as much as we enjoyed conducting it!   What do you hope to achieve from your course/ studies at this academy? I studied Game Art and…

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We sat down with Derrick Song, an Art Lecturer at 3DSense Media School Singapore.  Derrick has more than 7 years of industry experience working as a Concept Artist and Modeler. He was the Art Director of Zealot Digital (a subsidiary of Softworld, Taiwan), and has also worked with Ksatria and KOEI. He has worked on…

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Cartoons Underground caught up with David Kwok, an early pioneer of the CGI industry in Singapore. A strong advocate of the development of 3D animation in Singapore, David is no stranger in the animation industry, having founded Singapore Animators Connection (SAC), Tiny Island Productions, and CG protege Animation School. David wears many hats – he…

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