History of Advertising: Kurtz’s Chevron Dinosaurs

30.05.12 - It ‘s Very Simply

5 Tips on running a campaign from 12foot6 in the UK.

23.05.12 - The Secret of Drawing

Wonderful BBC documentary.
Here’s a snippet:

18.05.12 - Jim Henson: Before Sesame Street there was Wilkin’s Coffee.

16.05.12 - Very Cool Animation…and it was hand drawn!

10.05.12 - A Pat on My Back

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My work was selected for the Society Of Illustrator’s 2011 Original Art Show for the illustrations in my children’s book, Gold! Gold in the American River!

I just received my online sticker…cool!


08.05.12 - Drawn Beats Shot

Yeah, United Airlines could have shot a conventional ad on film or video but that’s what they would have gotten: Conventional.

Instead, they used the brilliant Michael Dudok de Wit and got something that was evocative and unforgetable.


07.05.12 - History of Advertising: R.O. Blechman & Alka Seltzer

The astonishing power of Blechman’s squiggly line is on wonderfully display in this Alka-Seltzer animated spot.
Is that Gene Wilder’s voice as the stomach?

07.05.12 - History of Advertising: Kurtz’s Chevron Dinosaurs

In the late 70′s, Kurtz and Friends company created a short animation for Chevron.

It’s old school 2D with only the suggestion of 3D imaging, but nevertheless is original, charming, and still worth a look nearly 40 years on.



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