Cian Hogan

Cian Hogan

Motion Designer / Art DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Cian Hogan

Cian Hogan

Motion Designer / Art DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Art director / motion designer / illustrator from Galway, Ireland. Currently based in London and available for freelance work.
  • Stolen Glances
    Stolen GlancesAfter arriving in London in early 2019, I began drawing quick portraits of people around me on buses and trains, making a conscious effort not to get caught staring at anyone. The result almost a year was a pile of sketchbooks filled with sour-faced commuters. I scanned and arranged a thousand of these portraits with their gaze drifting in circles so that when flicked through, the heads spin. Riso printed on A6 Munken Lynx, by Studio OR.
  • Slow Meadow - Liminal Animal
    Slow Meadow - Liminal AnimalMusic video for American Neo-classical composer Slow Meadow. The style of animation draws inspiration from painters such as Asger Jorn, Clyfford Still, Mark Rothko and other abstract expressionists who placed an emphasis on colour and mood, using broad gestural brush strokes to convey ideas and emotion. Also exploring the work of Carl Jung and the collective subconscious, in which motifs, shapes and symbols are passed down through the ages. The aim was to apply these principles to the field of
  • Motion Reel 2019
    Motion Reel 2019A selection of recent work spanning motion design, cel animation and compositing.
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Projects credited in
  • Teaching with Tatiek
    Teaching with TatiekTatiek’s forward-thinking teaching style incorporates educational videos into the classroom, but in Indonesia, patchy signals and expensive data makes watching videos a frustrating obstacle. Tatiek downloads videos via YouTube Go, allowing her to show them to students at any time whilst keeping control over her data. The film was shown at Google for Indonesia, the annual summit where YouTube Go was launched.
  • 2D Motion
  • Illustration
  • Motion Graphics
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Graphic Design
  • Art Direction
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Storyboarding
  • 2D Animation