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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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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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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[vimeo 85452691 w=500 h=281] Animation Reel 2014 from Mark Wee on Vimeo. Indie Animator Mark Wee seizes the opportunity to explore his favourite medium, Animation.  Having screened his short film; The Animals in the previous edition of Cartoons Underground, we caught up with local independent animator Mark Wee to discuss the challenges of being a young independent…

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