If you can dream it, you can do it. -Walt Disney
Quality is a great business plan. -John Lasseter
Let's make some funny pictures. -Tex Avery
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. -Howard Zinn
When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins. -Chuck Jones
And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? -Jesus
A man should never neglect his family for business. -Walt Disney
What's most important in animation is the emotions and the ideas being portrayed. -Ralph Bakshi
Once you have heard a strange audience burst into laughter at a film you directed, you realize what the word joy is all about. -Chuck Jones
Before enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. -Buddhist Proverb
For those events that animation fans appreciate.
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This Saturday there are have two events happening back to back at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, California.
Admission is $80 (includes admission to Kickstarter Panel & Exhibition with Kazu Kibuishi & Jake Parker) tickets are purchased at gallery website.
Visual Storytelling : Lessons from Back to the Future
January 26, 2013 / 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ever since 1985 when Back to the Future blasted onto the movie screen at 1.21 jigowatts, the franchise has stayed in popular culture. With engaging characters, humor, romance, excitement and adventure, Back to the Future pushes all the right buttons. How does one create a movie with such mass appeal?
Gallery Nucleus is hosting a four-hour analytical screening workshop led by Marshall Vandruff on Visual Storytelling. Marshall will start and stop the film several times to offer insight and lessons at key moments of the film. Marshall Vandruff is a freelance illustrator born and raised in Southern California with over 20 years of teaching experience in classical drawing, painting, and storytelling. He has taught at Fullerton College, Cal State Fullerton, Laguna College of Art and Design, LAAFA, and Blizzard Entertainment.
basic story structure
value of setups and payoffs
character choices and reversals
Kickstarter Panel & Exhibition with Kazu Kibuishi and Jake Parker
January 26, 2013 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm
6:00pm - 7:00pm / Panel with Q&A ($5 admission)
7:00pm - 9:00pm / Exhibit & Signing (free admission)
Considering your own Kickstarter project? We recommend this valuable presentation from two artists who have each found success with their recent projects. They will share their experience and wisdom using Kickstarter as an independent publishing and marketing tool.
After the panel, original artwork from Kibuishi’s Daisy Kutter: The Last Train and Parker’s The Antler Boy & Other Short Stories will be on display and available for purchase. Both artists will then be signing copies of these new releases.
210 E Main St.
Alhambra, CA 91801
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