animation, illustration

google: exquisite forest

the wonderful creative folk at the googles have launched a new project in conjunction with the tate modern in london, the exquisite forest. the site is a collaborative art project conceived of by aaron koblin and chris milk, where users create short animations that build off one another while exploring a specific theme.

working with the amazingly named ben tricklebank, i was tasked with creating illustrations for the introductory video that presents the exquisite forest. along with the website, a physical installation of the exquisite forest is on display at the tate modern. if you happen to visit or reside in london, be sure to check it out.
creative direction: ben tricklebank / animation: justin young

> the exquisite forest introduction





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sketchbook

paris, france

i started to get worried that all i did was draw in coffee shops, so ao and i decided to hop across the atlantic to have the opportunity to draw in cafes. seriously though, just got back from a lovely vacation in paris, and while i never draw as much when i’m away as i hope to, here is some wine and cheese soaked sketching (the second drawing is actually wine soaked).

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paris

in case you are surprised by my lack of chatter, twittering, blogging this coming week, it’s because i’ll be being on vacation (wahoo!). yes, the lady and i are off on a lovely fall trip to the city of bears, paris. plenty of sketching and bloggering upon my buttery-winesoaked return.

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