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A fun-filled learning experience at Abhaiah Naidu Studios

The students of Animaster College of Animation and Design had a 1 day fun-filled and learning experience at Abhaiah Naidu Studios, Bangalore. Experiencing something is the most powerful form of engaged learning. As a part of their curriculum the Bachelor of Visual Arts, 4th Semester students had an opportunity to visit......

REWARD SCHEME – SC/ST Students

To All the SC/ST students of the Bangalore University Bachelor of Visual Arts in Animation and Multimedia Design semester II students The management of Animaster Academy, Bangalore is pleased to announce that an incentive would be given to the SC/ST students who would score more......

REWARD SCHEME – Teaching Faculty

To All the members of the teaching faculty of the Bangalore University Bachelor  of Visual Arts in Animation and Multimedia Design semester II The management of Animaster Academy, Bangalore is pleased to announce that an incentive would be given to the teaching faculty members who......

REWARD SCHEME – All Students

To All the students of the Bangalore University Bachelor of Visual Arts in Animation and Multimedia Design semester II students The management of Animaster Academy, Bangalore is pleased to announce that an incentive would be given to the students who would score more than 60%......

Design and Art: a comparative study

Design vs. Art Art is considered as a means of personal expression of the artist, from whom, the inspiration can initiate within his/her mind, perception, passion or experience. In short, Art is all about expression. Design is about usability- it must deliver the purpose that the user......

Embedding and Linking in Illustrator

When working with Adobe Illustrator, we encounter several challenges. Along with the other issues, we also stumble across image-related hurdles. In this article, we will try to spot and solve such issues. There are two technical aspects of image-related challenges. Linking and Embedding. Linking and......

Story Building for your own Animation Film

The USP of any film is the story. Same for animated movies. And impediments galore obstructing ways for a good story animated movie. The creative black-out where ideas don’t leap. It is even harder to perceive an idea and on to paper. The probable hack......

Hanna-Barbera Partnership

William Denby Hanna can be regarded as an all-rounder. Apart from being an animator, he was also a director, producer, artist and voice actor! He was born on the 14th of July 1910 at Melrose, New Mexico.  Though he dropped out of engineering during the......

SIGNIFICANT YEARS in the history of ANIMATION

The late 19th century W. Goodwin invented the celluloid film in 1887 that he made of gum cotton and gum camphor. Emil Reynaud in 1892 invented the Praxinoscope. In 1893, Thomas Alva Edison developed the Kinetoscope. 1900-1930 The first 30 years of the 20th century......

Antimorphism

The word anthropomorphism has its origin from two Greek words- anthropos and morphe meaning respectively human and form. It can be referred to as an interpretation of nonhuman things or events through human characteristics. The earliest form of anthropomorphism can be seen way back in......

The influence and emergence of Graphics in Journalism

Graphics in journalism industry All of us are aware about the tremendous reach that graphic design has managed in its favour. Graphic communication, holds the most engrossing attribute, and it plies visual material to relate ideas. It has assumed many facets and is making its......

An overview on Visual Art

The human eye is often compared to a digital camera. No wonder it is the most complex organ of our body! Before understanding about visual arts, it is necessary to know a bit about the anatomy of the eye. Any light source gets focused directly......

Animes and Cartoons

Animes? What’s that? Animes refer to art form or animation that can be found in cinemas. Earlier, it was referred to as an animation particular to Japan which was done using graphics, character and themes. However, of late, it has been understood as a style......

Introduction to photography

Click!   To explain what photography is, one should look into the origin of that term. The etymological source of the word is in Greek- Photos in Greek means light and graphos or graphein means to draw. Therefore, in simple terms, photography is a process......

Man of a Thousand Voices

A wonderful wonder It is a common experience of many cartoon watchers that they remember certain cartoon characters that they had watched in their childhood even after growing old. In fact, there are a long list of such characters are fondly remembered by the young......

Animators Before Disney!

Animation industry for quite sometime has created an upstorm. But how many of us actually know that the origin of this word goes back to the medieval period? If one looks at the etymology of this word, it comes from the Latin word animationem which means......

A brief history of Gaming and Animation

Games, in earlier days, suggested an activity that was played with a competitive intent, braced with a set of rules and regulations that had to be adhered to by the participants concerned. Competitive approach to be the No.1 starts with this, at a very early......

THE PIXAR STORY

Have you dreamt, as you pursue your animation career, that one day you would become an entrepreneur? Probably have a studio-be it animation or design, of your own? Sounds too impossible right? Despite the fact that almost all of us know that Animation is the......

Animation Designer

Brinok produces high-quality videos and Creative visual contents for all your Brand and corporate needs. We have associated with US professionals, served Clients of US, UK, Mongolia, Dubai, India, many other countries. Videos:  Infographics, Business Videos, Videos for Product & Service, Interactivevideos, Training Videos, Explainer......

Non Disney Animations

Hey there! Hope you have read our previous attempt on Disney Animation. Here, we are trying to discuss about animated movies, which doesn’t have the Disney tag. In the world of animation, Disney is a name that comes to mind easily. Disney had become almost......

Inspiring ladies who Animated the World

Animation has evolved over time. The earliest forms involved ‘toys’ that were based on the principle of persistence of vision. In later stages, time based and cinematic forms were used to form visuals. Modern animation needs computer oriented softwares to create models by adding mesmerizing......

Graphic and Web Design

Are you crazy about Designing? Do you aspire to see yourself in the Creative Clan?  Here’s an overview on the concepts of Graphic Designing and Web Designing Who is a graphic designer? Creative domain has given rise to a variety of subjects that are studied......

A for Animation!

Animation is a buzz word that has captivated the young and the old alike.  In simple terms, it can be referred to as using a series of drawings that are different from each other to create an appearance of a movement. In the initial days,......

GAMING

A lookback to the Origin of Computer Games Trade Wars, Myst, The Sims, StarCraft, Rogue: The Adventure Game, M.U.L.E, SimCity, Sid Meier’s Civilization, Doom, World of Warcraft- any idea what all these are? A small clue- all these are GAMES! Are they just games? Well,......

The Prospective Future of Animation

Animation- seemingly a perpetual genre! Across the globe movie makers and animators have slowly realized that animation is here to stay for a longer time than expected. In fact, few of them have gone on record to say that this field will have a significant impact......

Introduction to Animation principles

The Twelve Priciples of Animation The famous 12 Principles of Animation refer to those rules developed to make character animation more entertaining and engrossing by garnishing it with a realistic feel.  These were developed by the animators Oliver Martin Ollie Johnston Jr. (1912-2008) and Franklin......

Career in Animation

Done with schooling? Time to carve the career you crave! The 10th standard and 12th standard is the period when one is at crossroads as to what to do in one’s life.  Though after 10th, one may invariably take up Science as a course of......

Warner Brothers Studios

WARNER BROTHERS- the name’s enough! Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Sylvester and Tweety, Roadrunner sound familiar? These were some of the cartoons created by traditional animation at the Warner Bros. studio.  Ever since its inception on the 4th of April 1923, WB has maintained the reputation of being a......

ROTOSCOPY

Anybody who would has seen the 1963 released The Birds which was produced and directed by the legendary Alfred Hitchcock would certainly remember a scene where scores of birds storm the 70 mm screen! This was achieved by the technique of rotoscoping. Rotoscoping can be referred......

An insight into Imagineering

‘Imagineering!’ –Is it a Latin or a French word! Nopes! You must be planning to look up its meaning in the dictionary, right? Fret not! This article will introduce you to an amazing method by which the creative ideas you have can be shaped into the......

The success of Chota Bheem

Brief history of Indian animation The year 1974 marks an ecstasy when the Films Division of India released the first piece of animation to awe Indian audiences. An educational video- Ek Anek Aur Ekta, was done in traditional animation to bring out the idea how......

A brief account of 4D Experience

The advent of 4D 4D or 4-D films are those that include physical effects into an existing 3D movie. It is also called seat effect simulation. In fact, media marketers have named such movies as 5D, 6D, 7D…..even 15D! We must not delude ourselves with......

Introduction to 2D Animation

Traditional Animation Let’s have a rendezvous with the traditional form of animation that marks its presence since the 19th century. Before delving into details, come let us try to know what Animation basically means and deals with. The literal definition of Animation is, the technique......

Indian Animators

Animation industry has spread far and wide and many countries have now effectively proved a challenge to Hollywood. India too has not lagged far behind. We have in the country talented animators who have entertained us with an added dose of Indian ethos.  Here is......

WEB ANIMATION

WorldWideWeb Internet has become an integral part of our lives today. It can be referred to as a series of computer networks by which data can be transmitted by using the Internet protocol.  Its origin can be traced to the USA when the Semi-Automatic Ground......

Dilemma of a Designer

Anyone for whom, designing print or electronic forms of visual communication is an occupation can be termed as a Graphic Designer. The most common example that we can see in our daily lives is the designs of the advertisements in the print media.  In jest, a......

Introduction to school of art

Whenever we talk about a school of art, it refers to a group of artisans who work on similar mediums, subject, styles etc during a particular period in history.  What is interesting to note is that these persons may not be around in the same......

Come. Let us trace the evolution of comics

Hello Comic Lovers! There is a segment of animation that has been in existence from long, but has been sidelined mainly due to the advent of animated movies. In fact, some of the animated movies and cartoons have drawn inspiration from this form of entertainment.......