4 Tips for Avoiding Creative Fatigue
My first drought of creative flow was right after I received my BFA. I spent four years churning out piece after piece, striving to put out work on social media to impress employers, my peers, my professors, and outwardly, to sustain an image. I always felt pressured, even growing up, to put on a face […]
Animation, BTS, Creativity, Studio
How it’s Made: A Guide for How to Use and Review Storyboards
When working with any creative agency or studio, you hear all sorts of industry words thrown around. We know only some people are familiar with these terms, and you may even hear terms used differently depending on the agency. I want to share a bit about storyboards in animation at Pixel Park. This blog post […]
Creativity, Inspiration, Interview
The Art of Movement : Dylan Menges
The Art of Movement series explores the concept of movement from every which way, dissecting the topic with folks from all walks of life. In this interview we chat with designer, muralist, attracter of lightning, Dylan Menges. Tell us a little bit about who you are and what you do. Born to make, lean into […]
Creative Goal Setting
We’ve all been there at the start of the new year with wild dreams and plans for the future that we either forget about or fizzle out on quickly. Now that it’s September, we thought it would be a good time to check up on our creative goals for the year, because it’s never too […]
Creativity, Inspiration, Interview
The Art of Movement : Helen Hawaz
The Art of Movement series explores the concept of movement from every which way, dissecting the topic with folks from all walks of life. We’re kicking things off with our friend and stellar creative human, Helen Hawaz. Tell us a little bit about who you are and what you do. Who am I? I’m someone […]
Animation, Creativity, Inspiration
5 Tips to Integrate Empathy in Animation
One of the opportunities I love most in being a video storyteller is when our partners come to us looking to demonstrate the empathetic side of their business or organization. The generally accepted definition of empathy is simply having the capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing from their point of view. […]
How it’s Made : The 4 Major Steps in Creating an Animated Video
When video needs arise, questions can quickly pile up regarding how on earth you’ll find yourself with the video you need by the date you need it. “Does this studio understand my vision?” “Do I have enough information for this team to get started?” “How much will I get to see the project in progress?” […]
BTS, Creativity, Interview
New Year, New Reel
You know what they say, “New Year, New Reel.” So, I took a few minutes to chat with the guy who led that charge. That guy is Ryan Gargac and he specializes in edit, animation + sound design... so he knows a thing or two.
15 of Our Studio’s Favorite Creative Books
October is National Book Month! If you’re interested in exploring creativity (from a heck of a lot of angles, including animation) we’ve got you covered. Happy reading!
Pixel Partnerships We Love: Ryan Wilkins from RMHC
Ronald McDonald House Charities is a place that means a lot to us, and we want to invite you to get to know RMHC better. So we talked with Ryan Wilkins of RMHC Central Ohio to give you the scoop!
Pop Tab Heroes Short Film Launch!
Ronald McDonald House Charities exists to keep families close by providing housing and resources while their children require hospital care. At Pixel Park we’re passionate about this cause...
Then + Now : How I Started Pixel Park
No business will ever be perfect and we’re still learning as we go, but I wouldn’t change a thing about our story and I’m so glad I “just went for it” back in 2013.
4 Zoom-Friendly Creative Warm-ups
So, why warm up? Creative exercises challenge your mind to think differently, open you up to new ideas, and encourage camaraderie when done together as a team.