Actors blink naturally, but animators have to add blinks purposefully, one frame at a time. Radio Lab explains the science.
One of our favorite StoryCorps cartoons is an Upworthy Handpick! Nine-year-old Ron McNair holds his own sit-in at the local library— a year ahead of the sit-ins at Woolworth’s in Greensboro, NC.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Hope you enjoyed Turkey Day! Take it easy today and watch the first-ever StoryCorps special, Listening Is an Act of Love.
You can also catch Listening Is an Act of Love on PBS stations nationwide throughout the holiday season. Check here for local broadcasts in the next two weeks. Stations will be airing the special on various dates through February 2014. You can also watch on PBS Roku and Apple TV channels, or buy it on DVD!
Check your local listings for showtimes of the StoryCorps special. Or check back here tomorrow for the online debut.
More Grand Central layouts from Bill with characters by Tim.
The StoryCorps special begins in Grand Central Terminal, where the first StoryCorps recording booth opened.
Background layout by Bill Wray and character layout by Tim Rauch.
A half-hour StoryCorps special is coming Thanksgiving night on PBS! A special POV presentation. Check here the next few weeks for an inside look.
Art from new StoryCorps animation coming in November.
Wednesday Wipe! Animation by Tim from a work-in-progress.