Malwina Chabocka – Art & Design
Malwina Chabocka – Art & Design

A collection of posts and essays from my blog covering art history, exhibition reviews, film & animation, graphic design, advice for artists and philosophical musings. For articles on painting background, theory and techniques, please visit my other blog.

All posts
  1. Punk in a cardie
  2. Slowly typed words on 5G & time pressure
  3. The golden ball of courage
  4. If the world is ending in 30 years
  5. The Imperfect Notebook (or my first "Meditations")
  6. What Type of Artist Are You? Non-quiz
  7. One year in Portugal
  8. Lisboetas (Part I): Fascinating Female Artists from Lisbon
  9. A Studio of One's Own
  10. Animated music videos for when you need a good cry
  11. The Problem with Photoshop, CGI and Insta-Lies
  12. No sugar and all spice. Be the fearless & feisty 5-year old you once were.
  13. Home: Dream, nightmare & utopia
  14. The Fall of the House of Usher cover design
  15. Women, love, relationships in selected animations
  16. Waiting for the marshmallows: on patience & delayed gratification
  17. Cats, ravens & madmen. Edgar Allan Poe in animation.
  18. Blissful uncoolness & comfortable solitude. A weekend in Berlin.
  19. Dark strangelands in music videos
  20. Neons. On preserving the endangered type.
  21. Women, art & obscurity. Seers, Knights, Lassnig.
  22. Art meets facts. Animation in documentary films
  23. Retro dreams in retro animation
  24. Against the tide. Element Talks conference afterthoughts
  25. 3 logos I like: Geek Girls Carrots, Moderat, Jadłonomia
  26. The art & science of kissing
  27. Game & graphic wonders of Alice in Wonderland exhibition
  28. Lot in Sodom cover design
  29. 3 logos I like: Krayewski, Mariage Frères, Disconnect
  30. Polish poster just after the war
  31. The remarkable effects of praise & criticism
  32. "Direction Courtesy" campaign ads
  33. Women in Chanel N°5 film ads
  34. New website & the icon challenge
  35. Faith, delusions & Woody Allen
  36. Left, right and wrong: political labels & biases
  37. The art of competing and losing in Settlers of Catan & everyday life
  38. Unlikely homes: Jing Jin City & Miracle Village
  39. Beautiful obsession of 4 Indie Game Designers
  40. In search of La Dolce Vita: Breaking with the nine-to-five
  41. Black Dogs, Storms & Rhapsodies
  42. Jean Paul Gaultier & different kinds of beauty
  43. Man and Machine
  44. Making colours & "noncolours"
  45. Creative DNA: Deconstruction/Reconstruction
  46. Sex fantasies in comics
  47. Dear Modern Diary. E-journals & life-logging.
  48. The Good Fight
  49. Avant-garde animation from artist/composer duos
  50. Is the grass greener across the English Channel?
  51. A Paean to Green
  52. Recharging in the comfort zone
  53. Painting with scissors: Matisse at the Tate
  54. Storytelling in life, art & business
  55. Imperfections in art & wabi-sabi
  56. Nine warriors of art who conquered their age
  57. Facebook: no space for failure
  58. Ruin Lust or Ruin Lost Opportunity
  59. Solitude, routine & art
  60. Show & Tell [Part #2]
  61. The art of collage: paper & scissors rock!
  62. Artwives: Eva Švankmajerová, Dorothea Tanning & Lee Krasner
  63. Strange Little Girls
  64. Me, Myself & I. Self-portraits.
  65. Show & Tell [Part #1]
  66. Magic in the gutter. A few words on comics and sequential art.
  67. In awe of flesh & bone
  68. Beauty & terror
  69. The Art of Tidying Up
  70. Feline fetishists
  71. Departing from a safe zone
  72. The love & hate of portraits in Vienna 1900
  73. The art of storyboarding
  74. What I like in animation
  75. Painting sex & pleasure in Japan and beyond
  76. Overheads Under Your Heel
  77. Edward Gorey & Other Daring Gor(e)y Stories
  78. USP: Unnecessarily Strained Procedure?
  79. Who is an artist?