Once I had the image I wanted to work with (Post 1) and a general structure/framework (Post 2) I began animating. I started by doing a few quick sketches to plan the motion path: As usual, the first one was for warm up but not very satisfying, the motion was too stiff, not much going on… Read more »
Recently I was in Poland at the animation workshop run by Jerzy Kucia and this became the opportunity for me to invest some time concentrated on the practical project for my dissertation. It was an extraordinary experience, so many things happened during a short period of time and I am documenting them in a series of posts… Read more »
Animated images dancing with “animated” bodies and vice-versa. Great music and performance. Hope I can see this live and in it’s entirety.
Hypnotic film with cycles.
In Spanish “retrato” means portrait and re-trato means to try again or re-try. This wonderful piece from Colombian artist Oscar Muñoz shows a powerful way of using drawing conceptually to poetically visualize the idea. We see this portrait disappear (or never appear) before he is able to completely finish it drawing with the water. The… Read more »
I can watch this film many times and with every view I get fascinated by something new. Kafka’s story is by itself very mysterious and Koji Yamamura gracefully plays around an open piece of literature. He creates a world that contrasts between the peaceful, spiritual mood that one can find in traditional Japanese films… Read more »