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Catherine Pearson creates elegantly animated illustrations highlighting Swiss jewellery.

Catherine Pearson has been commissioned by HV Zurich Agency on behalf of the Association of Swiss Goldsmiths and Watchmakers to create a panoramic illustration, incorporating five scenes that showcase Swiss jewellery. The scenes were then separately animated (animated by Messieurs.ch) for socials, showing Catherine’s style to be perfectly suited to elegant movement.

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Cutting edge animation by Chris Garbutt gets the green light from Netflix

In the wake of the hugely successful Netflix series Pinky Malinky comes a brand-new animation  by  Chris Garbutt and Rikke Asbjoern. We Lost Our Human!, combines the very best in 2D animation, comedy and interactivity, following a cat named Pud and a loving hyperactive dog named Ham. With its psychedelic colour pallet and striking characterisations this is set to reignite the cartoon heyday of the 90’s and generate some brand-new fanatical followers.

Ham (a pooch) and Pud (a cat) are shocked to wake up one day to find their human (and ALL other humans) have completely disappeared from planet Earth. In a bonkers turn of events viewers of this special cutting-edge animation format will be able to move through the show from the perspective of either Ham or Pud with differing story outcomes depending on which character is chosen.

"We got to explore their many parallel and interwoven paths, which resulted in our story room becoming a complex web of post-it notes, push pins and string. Quite a dizzying sight for anyone witnessing one of our story pitches." – Chris Garbutt

We can’t wait to share more of this amazing project with you in the coming weeks.

Chris Garbutt is represented by Arena Illustration

Chris Labrooy / Lexus

Lexus commissioned Chris Labrooy to create a series of animations for the new all-electric Lexus UX, featuring some of Chris’ trademark interests to highlight the new dynamic features of the model.

The animations were used in Lexus’ online advertising campaign -   https://www.debutart.com/artist/chris-labrooy/lexus-ux-sneakers-and-bike

More of Chris’ work can be viewed at https://www.debutart.com/artist/chris-labrooy

On the Go with Cheerios

Motion Club create four energised animations for a Cheerios and Shape Advertising feature.

The brief was to create 4 animations that capture the mood of a positive, healthy morning routine.

We love using exaggerated poses in our characters, so this was a great chance for us to have some fun.

We were also able to play with the Cheerio photo as a device to incorporate in the narrative - whether the rising sun or sleep pod!

Motion Club are represented by IllustrationX

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