Putting the ART in Furry Art

Jan 07, 2014 1 Comment

Author: rodney Lisa Hanawalt is a New York-based artist whose illustrations feature humans and anthropomorphic animals in a variety of artistic styles, all in the service of the creator’s wry observations of pop culture and human foibles. Her works have been seen in a variety of publications and on a variety of web sites, as […]

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Arms to Bear

Jan 05, 2014 1 Comment

Author: rodney Would you believe a full-color funny-animal comic book series coming out of St. Petersburg in Russia? Welcome to the new world, friends! It’s Bo: Plushy Gangsta, heading our way this month (translated into English!) from Action Lab Comics’ Danger Zone imprint. “Are the legends of Bo, the teddy bear gangsta, true? You’re about […]

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FaceRig promises ‘instant digital cosplay’ for the masses

Jan 04, 2014 No Comments

Author: Huskyteer Fancy video chatting or recording a digital movie using an avatar of your fursona which mimics your facial expressions, powered by an ordinary webcam and a large-latte-priced software licence? Internet startup FaceRig aims to provide such a service; and ultimately affordable, studio-quality, immersive virtual reality. The full version of what FaceRig describes as […]

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December 2013 Newsbytes archive

Jan 04, 2014 1 Comment

Author: crossaffliction Contributors this month include crossaffliction, dronon, earthfurst, Fred, GreenReaper, Higgs Raccoon, Patch Packrat, Rakuen Growlithe and RingtailedFox. read more Find the full article here: flayrah – furry food for thought Creative Commons: Full post may be available under a free license.

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December 2013 Newsbytes archive

Jan 04, 2014 No Comments

Author: crossaffliction Contributors this month include crossaffliction, dronon, earthfurst, Fred, GreenReaper, Higgs Raccoon, Patch Packrat, Rakuen Growlithe and RingtailedFox. read more Find the full article here: flayrah – furry food for thought Creative Commons: Full post may be available under a free license.

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Animation: The ‘Boonie Bears’ are coming from China

Jan 03, 2014 2 Comments

Author: Fred Amid Amidi reports on the Cartoon Brew website that China’s first CGI feature, the 70-minute Boonie Bears: Homeward Journey, is coming to the U.S. on January 6. Didn’t China already produce a CGI feature, 2011’s Kung Fu Panda ripoff Legend of a Rabbit? Apparently nobody wants to talk about that. (Totalitarian nations are […]

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Raccoon in Space!

Jan 03, 2014 1 Comment

Author: rodney Welcome to 2014! Today, Disney/Marvel released the first official publicity photo from the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy film, and it features the clearest view yet of Rocket Raccoon that you don’t have to still-frame to get. They also put out the following synopsis for the movie: “An action-packed epic space adventure, Marvel’s […]

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Fuzzy Logic: Episode 97 – Return of the Cast

Jan 03, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Smokescale Aquatos Hello and welcome back! We’ve returned from our holiday hiatus! Wide eyed and bushy-tailed! (well, some of us have bushy tails at least… okay only one of us, and it’s a rabbit tail so it’s not THAT bushy). We open with discussions as per usual. Smokey geeks out about SPAAAAAACE in the […]

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The Cunning Little Vixen at The Boston Conservatory

Jan 02, 2014 1 Comment

Author: AC_Fox Opera is an art form infrequently covered here on Flayrah. While it may not have the widespread appeal of The Lion King, if you have the chance, seeing The Cunning Little Vixen is quite an experience.   The Cunning Little Vixen was written in 1923, and was based upon a novella, which itself […]

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What The Fur releases information about 2014

Jan 02, 2014 2 Comments

Author: Feli What The Fur has finally announced the dates and venue for their 2014 event. After some speculation about what was happening to the Canadian event, the release of information comes just before Christmas. The convention will be held in Montreal, Quebec from the 23rd to the 25th of May, 2014, and will be […]

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Fursuiting and copyright: an important issue for fandom

Jan 02, 2014 3 Comments

Author: Patch Packrat New powers to patent animals (including unrealized hybrids that populate furry fiction) burst into the news on 11/13/13, when activist organization Wikileaks revealed a draft of the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Analysts have called it “a major power grab for large patent and copyright industries,” and it has powerful implications for the […]

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Spellsinger: The Movie?

Jan 01, 2014 1 Comment

Author: rodney Here’s another one that somehow slipped through the cracks: A group of fans have been working on their own to try and create a movie adaptation of the Spellsinger series of fantasy novels, having secured the rights from writer Alan Dean Foster in 2011. Live action? Animation? Their web site isn’t very clear […]

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KnotCast: Episode 239 – Dakimakura For Christmas

Dec 29, 2013 1 Comment

Author: KnotCast@foxstuffers.com This week on Knotcast, Savrin and Fuzz talk Christmas adventures, silliness on the internet, and read a bunch of very informative emails. Trans work discrimination lawsuit victory by Lambda Legal in South Dakotahttp://www.lambdalegal.org/blog/victory-lambda-legal-helps-south-dakota-transgender-employee-win-landmark-settlement-after-wrongful-termination State Department transgender passport policy changehttp://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/p….._now_available “Imagine A World Where Being “Gay” The Norm & Being “Straight” Would Be The […]

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The Hippo From Hell

Dec 29, 2013 1 Comment

Author: rodney Not many independent animation studios have a large staffs; fewer still are a one-person operation. But such is the case with Zandoria Studios — also known as animator William Sutton, working out of his home in Tennessee. While still working a day job, Mr. Sutton has found time to create CGI sequences for […]

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