in the tumblr tagging system, unsourced artwork is considered especially heinous. on this blogging platform, the users who source these felonies are part of an elite task force called the source your fucking artwork unit. these are their stories.
Legendary animation director, Takeshi Koike’s (Redline, Trava Fist Planet, Animatrix) simple explanation on why his animation style employs black shadows on his works. From the Making of Redline documentary.
We at Black Dynamite’s production are huge fans of Koike and have paid homage to his approach (As well as our love of 70s comics and cartoons) on our show as well.
I use a lot of spot blacks in my work too just for the fact that I think its an appealing style + Takeshi Koike and Hiroyuki Imaishi both have used them and they’re some of my biggest inspirations.