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London Toy Fair

26 January 2012 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on London Toy Fair

Several of us at Team Slurpy spent yesterday at the Toy Fair at London’s Olympia. This was our first visit to the event, and was a fantastic opportunity for us to network with the Country’s biggest and best Licensors, Manufacturers … Read more ⇒

Posted in Animation, Branding, Character Animation, Design

Shabby Chic Website

Designing a beautiful, shabby-chic website

12 January 2012 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on Designing a beautiful, shabby-chic website

‘Shabby-chic’ as a design style is undergoing a huge burst of popularity at the moment in everything from fashion to interior design. Which is lucky for us, because it just so happens to be one of our favorite styles, and an aesthetic … Read more ⇒

Posted in Design, Marketing, Photoshop, Web Design

Web animation for Barking Heads

7 December 2011 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on 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

Stop motion animation

Stop motion animation – use what you can find

21 November 2011 | by Katie Steed | 4 Comments

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

Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse!

18 November 2011 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on 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

A dark day for British Animation

9 November 2011 | by Katie Steed | 1 Comment

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

Dark Blues – a divided website

28 October 2011 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on 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

puppet animation

Happy Halloween Bert and Ernie!

27 October 2011 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on 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

Arthur Melbourne Cooper

Animation Studio in London Colney

17 October 2011 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on 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

animated ecards

Animated ecards

11 October 2011 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on 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


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