Animator Jake Fried has a knack for getting under your skin. Back in January, we called his captivating one-minute short "The Deep End"
Sea hares are known for the colorful, sticky ink they let loose when knocked around by hungry predators (or mean humans). Scientists already knew a few ways this defense helped these squishy creatures escape the dinner plate. But new research reveals another purpose to the defensive ink, and it's unlike anything else… »
Jump-start your Friday with an ample helping of psychedelic, hand-animated weirdness. This trippy one-minute short — titled "The Deep End" — was cooked up by Boston-based experimental animator Jake Fried, who relied on ink, coffee, white-out, and layer-upon-layer of illustrated canvas to create the downright disturbing… »
Twilight super fan Cathy Ward used Stephenie Meyer's books and movies as a reward system for losing weight. After she dropped 14 dress sizes, she rewarded herself even further with this gigantic Twilight back tatt. And she's not done yet. »
Artist Faith Pearson took empty ink cartridges and used them as the building blocks for these wonderfully demented scenes from Star Trek, Godzilla, and King Kong. It's incredible how futuristic our 21st century garbage can appear. »
Take one part Shel Silverstein, a heavy dose of Baroque fashion, and mix with steampunk sensibility, and you get Mattias Adolfsson’s ink and watercolor illustrations. The Swedish illustrator draws witty and often sweet illustrations of unusually shaped robots and impossible vehicles, imagining a world where bears fly… »
Ink is an indie urban fantasy flick about a battle between the creatures who deliver good dreams and those who deliver nightmares. Clearly influenced by tales like Sandman, it's a fairy tale about a girl who is stolen by a dreamworld demon named Ink who needs to make a sacrifice to join the ranks of the cool-looking… »