Krystian Morgan's blog featuring motion graphics, short film experiments and feature film.

By Krystian Feb.17.2010
In: Blog, Motion Graphics
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The Thing in design book.

The Thing in a book- Krystian Morgan

The Thing in a book page

I had quite a nice surprise last week when i was looking through the latest issue of Computer Arts, it was an advert for this book, and it had my name on it so i thought, ‘I’ll get that’.

I think it’s pretty cool, first time i’ve been in a book. Check it out here.

Here’s a link to the video, if you haven’t already seen it. Click here.

By Krystian Jan.2.2010
In: animation, Blog, Motion Graphics, Video
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Dancing Still from Krystian Morgan on Vimeo.

Dancing Still

Just had some fun playing around with some photos and the animation tools in photoshop. I really enjoyed making this, i think in the past i’ve cared too much about what happens next in a video, will it look good etc… which makes me loose sight of when i used to have fun making videos not worrying about that sort of thing. This blog as lackluster-y updated as it is something i love to do, and hate not doing, i’m going to try and find the fun again and post more with out the stress of thinking it’s crap.

This year’s gonna be the most important of my life, i’m really producing alot lately, whether it be writing, drawing or making videos and music, i’m creating more than i ever have, i just haven’t been showing it. I’m saving alot for the film. saving the good songs and the ideas i’m happy with, but it’s great to come back here and vent some content that just flowed rather than carefully planned.

Happy New year all!

By Krystian Aug.29.2009
In: animation, Blog, Motion Graphics, Video
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Lamnidae from Krystian Morgan on Vimeo.

Lamnidae

A short experiment in 3d and after effects. Put together in 2 days, just playing around with cinema 4d’s after effects integration and also combining particular with that of 3d footage.

Audio improvised and recorded by me.

By Krystian Apr.6.2009
In: Blog, Motion Graphics, Uni Stuff, Video
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The Thing - Title Sequence from Krystian Morgan on Vimeo.

The Thing - Title Sequence

Title Sequence for the John Carpenter movie. Still not entirely sure what i think about this video, i’ve worked harder on it that anything else i’ve ever done, and i do know that it’s the best thing that i’ve done so far, but i spent so long in and out of love with the project, i can’t really look at it much anymore…

Krystian Morgan interviewed about ‘The Thing’ at ArtoftheTitle.com

Featured in Computer Arts, issue #165

3rd Place Digital Artist Awards 2009

There’s two versions, this is the shorter of the two, this ones a bit more cleaner-cut than the other, and there’s a section in the other video that seems a bit out of place (i’ll have to get a second opinion).

I wanted to encapsulate a very visceral and foreboding image. So i took the tactile approach of renting a HDV camera and shooting some close-ups of various organic matter, taking many photographs of slimy textures to incorporate together into the short.

I personally think the still frames below are stronger than the video itself, would really love to hear your thoughts on it, since only three people including myself have seen the final prior to posting now.

Thanks to Rupert, for suggesting doing ‘The Thing’ as this project, and also Chris my tutor for really helping me out with ideas and motivating me, because i got tired with working on it alot.

Music by me.

Can’t wait to make something better.

turman

kurtrussel

deancundey

larryfranco

johncarpenter

TheThing

By Krystian Nov.18.2008
In: Blog, Motion Graphics, Video
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CSS-Tricks Intro Movie

Motion Graphics intro movie created for the CSS-Tricks.com screencasts (look out for it in future episodes). Read more about this video at the posting at my new portfolio website: KrystianMORGAN.com [PL]. Music by me.

Update: This is actually the old version of the CSS-Tricks intro, for the 100th episode we made a new one, check it out here: CSS-Tricks Intro 2.0