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Muybridge Walk
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Muybridge Walk

Mar 24, 2013 by

The Muybridge Walk Compilation from Flick Book Studio on Vimeo. Another exercise from our Intermediate class, this is a traditional drawing animation, where you draw a picture for every frame, using light table and pegs for accurate registration. Students make variations of walking cycles from Eadweard Muybridge’s Figures in...

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Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
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Macbeth Lip Synch Excercises from Flick Book Studio on Vimeo. This lip-synching (rotoscope) exercise is from our Intermediate Class. We use a line from one of the most famous soliloquies, “Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow” from Macbeth, performed by Ian McKellen. Artists: Lion Murray, Hudson Cherrits, John...

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Flick Book Studio at Maker Meet Up
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We will be co-sponsoring Maker Meet Up, a festival for making, building, designing, and problem-solving. It will be held at the Center for Creative Education in Kingston on Saturday, January 19. [slideshow_deploy...

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The Gardening Bug!
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The Gardening Bug!

Jan 9, 2013 by

The Gardening Bug from Flick Book Studio on Vimeo. My first collaboration of 2013 is with Jacinta Bunnell and Ken Greene. Jacinta is an assistant teacher at High Meadow School in Stone Ridge, New York, and is one of the founders of the Hudson Valley Broads’ Regional Arm Wrestling League (BRAWL). She is also the author of three coloring books: Girls will be Boys...

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Snow Angels
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Snow Angels

Dec 22, 2012 by

Back in September, I received an email from Ross Davis, a songwriter in Indianapolis inquiring about a music video. After exchanging a few emails, he commissioned me to make a music video for his winter holiday song, Snow Angels. This is the finished version: Snow Angels from Flick Book Studio on Vimeo. He wanted chalk animation as the dominant look. Chalk animation is one...

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Photos from WAAM Exhibition
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The show at the Woodstock Artists Association is well put together, thanks to the veteran Youth Program Director, Beth Humphrey. She created a welcoming space where the visitors can watch the animations, and view the production stills on the wall. The show runs through November 4,...

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Sunday, July 1, 2012
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Sunday, July 1, 2012

Aug 10, 2012 by

Sunday, July 1, 2012 from Flick Book Studio on Vimeo. In July, I invited my friend Wayne Montecalvo, a multi-media artist and musician based in Rosendale, New York, and Anne Gorrick, a poet based in Kingston, New York, to come into the studio and collaborate on an animation. It was my first time to meet Anne, though we had been Facebook friends. It was...

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Animation Night!
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Animation Night!

Jul 30, 2012 by

Our first animation night took place at Roos Arts Gallery in Rosendale, New York, on Saturday, July 28. It started at 7pm, but the room was packed to max by 5 minutes after 7. It wasn’t a large space, but the turn-out exceeded our prediction. Those who couldn’t enter the screening room stayed in the reception room, or went out for drinks, and came...

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Wormhole Travel—A Small Film by Ihor Shuhan
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Ihor Shuhan, an 8th grader at Mountain Laurel School, spent 2 days in our studio to create this captivating animation. He used pencil, charcoal, and marker on paper, and cut out most of the shapes to use in pixilation. This was a part of his Artistic Presentation, a graduation requirement at Mountain Laurel Waldorf School in New Paltz, New York. When he first came...

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Our First Music Video!
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Our First Music Video!

Apr 18, 2012 by

We have our first music video, Sugar. It was commissioned by the groovy pop/rock band, Spiral Up Kids. It is composed of animation clips made by 7 artists—Damon Wolf, Gideon Schwartz, Dante Hutchison, Hayes Terzia, Suika Sono-Knowles, Diggy Lessard, and Harrison O’Clair, ages 10 to 12 (at the time of production). Some of the clips were made during an after-school program at Woodstock Day...

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Happy Holidays from Flick Book Studio
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Our official holiday greeting was made by Suika Sono-Knowles. She used chalkboard animation and two-part voice over. It took about three hours total to do the animation, and half an hour for the voice over. We wish you very happy holidays and the best for the new...

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