Here is a great collection of psychedelic animation shorts, cartoon and 3D renders that will flip your brain sideways.
Ben Ridgeway created this stunning video using a variety of digital methods. Ben is currently an Assistant Professor at San Francisco State University in San Francisco, California, USA. He has 13 years of professional experience as both a 3D artist in the video game industry and as a Professor. While in the games industry he helped to create games for Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft console systems. Ben has been making experimental animations since 1992. His films have been showcased in film festivals worldwide and have received numerous awards.
This hand-drawn animation is the work of artist Jake Fried. This 60 second video took about four months to complete as Jake built up successive layers of imagery and scanned each time resulting in over 1500 individual images that were scanned and later composed into a this video using Final Cut. That's real dedication !
Anthony Francisco Schepperd created this trippy music video animation a few years ago and it has since gone on to become a hit video on Youtube and Vimeo bringing massive exposure to the musician Blockhead.
Canadian Animation studio Heliophant created this amazing psychedelic ride which explores themes regarding politics, OneWorldOrder, anarchy, spiritualism and more. Bringing together dancers, musicians, visual artists and 3d animators, the film takes a critical look at current events. A mysterious figure travels aboard his boat through a dark and desolate landscape in his quest for inner peace. It has a great soundtrack too, provided by Tanuki Project.
Studio Film Bilder created this trippy traditional animated cartoon that has shades of the 60/70 as well as even early Disney like characters from the 1930s. Its wonderfully animated as each characters morphs into and out of the next. It all happens so fluidly that you dear not blink in case you miss something.