Monthly Archives: March 2014

Giacoma Balla

A couple years ago I posted this image:


It is a painting by Giacoma Balla, entitled Dynamism of a Dog on a Leash and it is one of my favorites. I love when artists capture movement in a still image…it probably appeals to my love of animation.  

Somehow I never bothered to look up Balla’s other paintings. Tonight I did a long overdue Google search. Here are two more that stood out to me (Street Light and The Hand of the Violinist):







Sylvain Chomet does the Simpsons

Sylvain Chomet (director of ‘Triplets of Belleville’) is the latest to animate a Simpson’s couch gag. I am loving this trend and hope the Simpsons keep them coming!

If you need me I’ll be watching this in my room for the next month.