Yearly Archives: 2018

What a great open house!
Posted by on January 15, 2018
Posted in: events

Early last month, we at Fat Pencil Studio opened our doors, kept the lights on for a couple extra hours, and hosted an office warming in our new space in the Hanna Building. And it was such a blast! Thank you all for gathering around our Netflix fireplace, drinking your fill, and bringing warmth and […]

Concepts and Prototypes
Posted by on January 12, 2018
Posted in: animation, inspiration

LAIKA is a Portland based animation studio with four Oscar nominated feature films under its belt: Coraline (2009), Paranorman (2012), The Boxtrolls (2014), and Kubo and the Two Strings (2016). No word yet on the subject of their fifth film, but they recently created a fascinating exhibit, which provides a behind-the-scenes look at their design […]