Anonymous said: your last few pieces to the best of my knowledge have been done on paper, hopkins and delaney looks digital (correct me if i'm wrong) which have you found harder? the watercolour textures land line boil sort of counteract the digital feel to an extent was that the intention of using them? very excited to see the full thing your work always makes me happy and yours was definitely in my top 3 lnwc vids, are you in on lnwc 2? :) :) :)
My film Another and my LNWC film were both drawn on paper. For Another, coloring every frame in colored pencil basically took twice as much time as every other step in the process combined. Not that I wasn’t satisfied with how it looked, but that film took me about four years to make, so I think at some point I decided I wouldn’t use that technique again. LNWC was a lot easier because it was just pencil on paper and pretty minimal compositing. And yes, Hopkins & Delaney is digital with some drawn and painted elements (I’m going to be posting a little making of that goes into detail about the animation process). I think that working digitally is definitely easier in certain ways. It’s easier to make lots of mistakes. It’s easier to see what your animation looks like. It’s easier to color. But there are definitely moments when it feels like things would be easier if you could just use a pencil and paper to get an idea down. I also still like the process of using actual materials on paper.
Can’t talk about LNWC 2 yet, but yes I’m in on it and it’s gonna be amazing.
Thanks for your questions. I assume that all of these anonymous questions are coming from the same person and I appreciate it a lot!