Spotlight

"Cold Case intro" by DeVangiel





New Graphics – Retro Sun Poster

Check out this graphic made by JW in photoshop. 90s-ish? The original leaf and Big Purple Tree logo are made by iheartconstance.

A Portrait Worth 1000 Words

Check out this self-portrait using text. It uses 4 different fonts to say Jared and some descriptive text as filler. Look at the before & after and click for larger size images.

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Spotlight – “Femme Fatale” by i heart constance

i heart constance is a freelance graphic designer and blogger known for her fabulous style. She is self described as a “Passionate artist. Rogue economist. I am a bundle of magical ideas and inspiration fueled by all of the energy contained in this vast universe, and buzzing while black coffee runs through my veins.”

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Sundance 2010 – New Frontier On Main Exhibit

The Sundance Film Festival has been in full swing this week, and, since our office is located 30 minutes from Park City, UT, we took a couple days off work to see some Sundance movies. The top of our recommended list includes “High School,” “New Low,” and some cartoons from the “Animation Shorts Program.” Watch . . . → Read More: Sundance 2010 – New Frontier On Main Exhibit

Commercial – Concert Ad – Split Lid

Split Lid is a Rock/Metal/Alternative band on the rise. As part of their independent-label promotion, they had The Big Purple Tree make a promo ad for their next show on February 5, 2010. The concert in the video ad was shot during a performance at 5 Monkeys on January 8, 2010.  Split Lid has a . . . → Read More: Commercial – Concert Ad – Split Lid

Spotlight – Music “Swim” by Kilroy’s Ghost

Kilroy’s Ghost is a music project that has provided several original music tracks to The Big Purple Tree -including the single “Swim”. Based out of Atlanta, Georgia, Kilroy’s Ghost is Self described as

“a group of friends and family who create music and visual art. we are from the united states, and have known . . . → Read More: Spotlight – Music “Swim” by Kilroy’s Ghost

Star Wars Uncut

Starwars Uncut is a fan recreation of Star Wars IV: A New Hope. The idea is to cut the original movie into 5 second sections, and allow film-maker fans to recreate the movie 15 seconds at a time. We jumped in and created 2 scenes for the project – scene 279 and scene 469. The . . . → Read More: Star Wars Uncut

Spotlight – 3D animation “Cold Case Intro” by DeVangiel

January 2009

3D artist and animator DeVangiel created this 3D animation from scratch – from mesh to skin to animation. The 3D animation is an eye catching intro to a series of “Cold Case” videos produced by The Big Purple Tree for the Salt Lake City Police Department. Due in part to the excellence of . . . → Read More: Spotlight – 3D animation “Cold Case Intro” by DeVangiel

Crowdsourcing, Spec design, and Spec work

What are crowdsourcing, spec-design, and spec-work?

Crowdsourcing, spec-design, and spec-work means work done, for free, under the speculation that if the client likes your already finished work that they ordered, then they will choose you for the account, and then you will get paid. Of course, if they don’t like your already performed and individualized work, they will still keep . . . → Read More: Crowdsourcing, Spec design, and Spec work

Spotlight

The  Feature section found in the left side bar give a quick snapshot our featured art or an artist’s profile. It may be a piece designed by The Big Purple Tree, created for The Big Purple Tree or the Feature section may showcase an artist affiliated with The Big Purple Tree.

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