March 7, 2008

Sneezing Guy and Animation Site

Sneezing guy:

A site with a range of animators.

This one in particular is good, I thought:
Matt Abbiss,

Student Examples-Animation Assignment

Here is the link to last semester's student animations:

February 11, 2008

Zine Resources

Punk Zine Archive;
Giant Robot Magazine:
Maximum Rocknroll:
University of Iowa Library (great old sci fi archive!): search "fanzine"
Infiltration (Urban Explorers):
DIY Culture:
Papercut Zine Library: (Resources page)
Midwest Zine Collective:
Fall of Autumn:
Microcosm Publishing: (a big distro)

How to Publish a Fanzine:
Instructional Video:
Reproduction Guide: Download file


Arise! Bookstore:
Extreme Noise Records:
May Day Books:
Bat Annex Library:
Steven Square Center for the Arts:
Dreamhaven Books:
Minnesota Center for Book Arts:


January 25, 2008

Some Narrative Portraits

1."T.B. Harlem" Alice Neel, 1940
2. "Nicolaas Heinsius", Eugene de Loose, 1825
3. Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607
4. "Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear", Vincent Can Gogh, 1889
5. "Death of Marat" Jacques-Louis David, 1793
6. "Broken Column", Frida Kahlo, 1944
7. "Serenade" Romare Bearden, 1969
8. Avicenna (980-1037 CE), Anonymous Artist
9. "Mimi 1955", unknown artist
10. Karl Friedrich Abel Thomas Gainsborough, 1777

January 24, 2008

Uploading Video and Link, plus cool Animation

To upload a video to our blog:
You need to get the video from a streaming video database like or mediamill ( we'll talk about mediamill later). In youtube find the code to the right of the video that is under the heading "Embed". Copy this code in its entirety and paste it in your blog post, and viola! Your video will appear on our blog!

Here is the link for the animation:

Here is the code for creating a link:
< a href="" target="_blank">< /a>
(there is no space between "<" and "a" or "<" and "/a")