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