A couple years ago I posted about artist John Franzen’s “Each Line One Breath” – morphogenetic freehand drawings. In the years since he has begun drawing into 2mm black coated copper and brass plates with a needle, creating gorgeous etchings, from which he produces a small series of discharge prints. His meditative drawing process starts a single straight line from the top of the plate to the bottom, which is followed by an attempt to copy that line as precisely as possible. Each subsequent line results in a slight straying from the original line, exaggerating the original imperfections. His breathing controls the line, and the line also controls his breathing, it is incredible to watch. See the videos below.
A terrific stop-motion animation for Efrat Ben Zur’s song “Robin”, by Yuval and Merav Nathan. I love the design of the bird. Watch the music video below.
Late Night Work Club is a collective of animators from around the world who just finished their first collection of films on the subject “Ghost Stories.” An absolutely fantastic anthology of work! The whole thing is about 40min long and definitely worth the watch. See it below!