I must admit, when we approached artist Jeffrey Devey to contribute a piece to PixArt I didn’t predict we’d get something as charming as this! Jeffrey’s work on Dribbble is mostly graphic design, occasionally moonlighting to do some of the best web design in Miami. His appealing text treatments and icons didn’t prepare me for the greatness that he has presented to us here. A recent father himself, Jeffrey ‘s wonderful tribute to both The Incredibles and parenthood in general is a breath of fresh air. So sincere and sweet, I’m sure this will be a favorite among our readers. Our thanks to Jeffrey for taking the time to contribute this fantastic image! [Read more…]
Pixar may have a problem with a lack of female representation among its directors, but that’s not the case with many of its female characters. The concern over the disparity of active female characters in mainstream filmmaking has grown (rightly) louder over the last couple of years; though this has been a problem in big-budget films for a very long time, it’s become truly galling because it shows a perceived lack of progressivism in a culture that is often painted as being potentially too progressive. No doubt, there is a disturbing inequality in the number of male versus female directors, writers, and producers in Hollywood. Pixar may not be perfect, but to presume, as some have, that it is similarly failing in representing strong female characters in its films is wildly inaccurate.