Slurpy Studios Animation Studio, London


Yearly Archives: 2011

Web animation for Barking Heads

We sure have been busy over here at Slurpy. It’s been a rollercoaster of a month, with deadlines, new projects and important meetings being hit with astounding regularity. Now that we’ve gained a few minutes to catch our breath, time to show … Read more ⇒

Posted in 2D Animation, Animation, Branding, Character Animation, Marketing | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Web animation for Barking Heads

Stop motion animation – use what you can find

In the last few months I’ve seen a proliferation of really great stop motion films using every day household objects to tell their story. Perhaps this has something to do with the economy – a fully armatured puppet can cost … Read more ⇒

Posted in Animation, Creativity, Stop Motion Animation | Tagged | 4 Comments

Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse!

Well technically, Steamboat Willie was the third cartoon made by Walt Disney starring the mischievous mouse, but as it was the first to find a distributor and therefore general release, it’s normally considered the cartoon that gave birth to the head of … Read more ⇒

Posted in 2D Animation, Animation History, Disney | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse!

A dark day for British Animation

The British Animation Industry is not in a good place at the moment. Not only are there students literally pouring out of Universities with degrees in animation that are barely worth the paper they’re written on because there simply aren’t … Read more ⇒

Posted in Animation, Animation History, Animation News | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Dark Blues – a divided website

The Dark Blues have a problem. There are two distinct sides to their business, but both have to be represented equally on their website. They attract different audiences, but have to be clearly linked visually. One side is a 6 … Read more ⇒

Posted in Creativity, Design, Web Design, Website Review | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Dark Blues – a divided website

Happy Halloween Bert and Ernie!

I know that my continuous posting about The Muppets is really stretching the definition of ‘animation related topics’ but it’s Halloween, and I felt more people needed to see these fantastic Bert and Ernie pumpkins. (The yellow one probably isn’t a … Read more ⇒

Posted in 3D Animation, Character Animation | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Happy Halloween Bert and Ernie!

Animation Studio in London Colney

For various reasons, certain cities around the UK have become little hubs of animation. Bristol is the most obvious perhaps, with other studios basking in the glow of Aardman’s many Oscars and worldwide reputation. Manchester was once a hub too … Read more ⇒

Posted in Animation History, Slurpy Studios, Stop Motion Animation | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Animation Studio in London Colney

Animated ecards

We love Christmas here at Slurpy. Which is a good thing really, because while most people are grumbling under their breath at the shops stocking chocolate Santas from early September, we’ve already made 3 animated ecards. Lots of businesses are … Read more ⇒

Posted in 2D Animation, Animation, Digital Painting, Marketing, Slurpy Studios | Tagged , | Comments Off on Animated ecards

New Website: Student Shopping

As young business people ourselves, it’s extra rewarding to be developing websites for other young people in business. Alex Ludlam only graduated last year, but he’s already built a very viable business that is supported by The Princes’ Trust; hosting … Read more ⇒

Posted in Slurpy Studios, Social Networking, Web Design | Tagged , | Comments Off on New Website: Student Shopping

Animated Google Doodle celebrates Queen

If I had as much money as Google, this is exactly how I’d spend it too: making little films to celebrate important events and my favourite artists. A few weeks ago they surpassed themselves again with this GoogleDoodle to commemorate … Read more ⇒

Posted in 2D Animation, Animation, Animation News, Animation Review, Music & Animation | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Animated Google Doodle celebrates Queen

You are now viewing the Slurpy Studios Animation Blog Archive (pre-2015).
Click here to see our more recent News