LOVE / HATE
Kinetic motion design piece featuring comedian Chris Rock. Designed and animated with Adobe After Effects by Rick Thompson.
Animation, Motion Graphics, Typography
Holi, aka The Festival of Colors, is a religious festival celebrated by Hindus each spring. Occurring the day after the full moon in the month of Phalguna, or early March, participants hold a bonfire, throw colored powder at each other, and go absolutely crazy.
Animation, Fine Arts, Motion Graphics
Experimental motion graphics collage using vintage sewing pattern artwork and other ready-made illustration. This project began as a :05 second motion test and mutated into the odd artifact you see here.
Costume Design, Fashion, Motion Graphics
Cohesion (Personal Project)
Personal film project featuring super 8mm film footage shot near Byron, IL in 1992-1994.
Directed, edited and designed by Rick Thompson.
Prayer by Chief Yellow Hawk.
Music by The Minutemen.
Animation, Directing, Motion Graphics
An excerpt of the hundreds of visual experiments that are created on a daily basis on Rick Thompson's blog.
Digital Art, Fine Arts, Illustration
Secret Frequency "Harvest"
Direction, 3D design/animation, compositing: Sam Gierasimczuk
2D design/animation, color correction, compositing: Rick Thompson
Original score and sound design: Jeff Van Steen, Harry Burgan (Secret Frequency)
Edit: Josh Bodnar (Whitehouse | Chicago)
"A Sustainable Reality" Title
Concept, Illustration, and Animation by Rick Thompson for the non-profit organization "A Sustainable Reality". Organizer John Ebel is spearheading the project and Michael Silberman is producing a film documenting the process.
Directing, Illustration, Motion Graphics