I’m beginning to incorporate drawn material with my photographic work and animations. I wanted to capture a sense of movement within the sketches and develop a way of drawing that would lend itself to animation. I found it a really free way of working, by disregarding the end product you really to begin to engage with the process, much like eye-trust drawings or absent minded doodling. These were done in biro in my sketchbook.
I’m trying to link the photographic and drawn elements of my animations, so these have been influenced by things like WWI aerial photography and the work of War artists like CRW Nevinson.
CRW Nevinson – Explosion – 1916
Aerial photograph from the Imperial War Museums Collection – 1915