Tag Archives: Animation

Eye-pops, anvil drops, and giant mallets

26 Nov

It’s Penguins of Madagascar time!


Meet the team: a 1-minute interview with …

20 Nov

Did you enjoy our previous post, and getting to know a bit more about the lovely Emily?

It is now time to meet Georgia, who – in her own words – gets to spend her time watching cartoons and reading about the latest video games.


Congratulations Barry Purves!

28 Mar

The fabulous animator, director (and Bloomsbury author ;) Barry Purves will be at this year’s Romics International Festival to collect a Romics d’Oro lifetime achievements award.


Halloween Special

18 Oct

A Bloomsbury tale of dark arts. Only those who dare read on will find the freebie


Celebrate the Oscars by kick-starting your career in film

28 Feb

Did you wake up yesterday morning singing Bret McKenzie’s ‘Man or Muppet‘?



16 Dec

Award-winning animator Barry Purves introduces us to the magical world of stop-motion in the fourth title in AVA’s Basics Animation series. We are giving away a copy of Stop-motion as today’s advent treat so if you would like to learn more about this unique form of storytelling just comment on the blog post by 4pm on Monday 19th…


Student profile, Visual Communication – Alison Lucy Stone

11 Oct

I have always found the development and progression of a designer or artist’s work extremely interesting to see. […]

Definition of the week… Eadweard J Muybridge

8 Aug

This week’s definition is taken from The Visual Dictionary of Photography[…]

Student Profile – Illustration/Animation, Jennifer Denty

4 Aug

Student Profile – Illustration/Animation, Jennifer Denty

“I think the worst thing that you can do as a creative is stay at home”


AVA talks to…Professor Peter Parr

31 Aug

Peter Parr header1

A conversation with the lecturer/animator/illustrator. […]