I just got back from the most insane two weeks: studying at the summer workshop at Gobelins in Paris!! I can’t even believe how much I learned and what excellent friends I made in such a short amount of time. I’m so thankful to have had the chance to attend :)
For the workshop we all did 5-second animations with a character of our choice - I picked Roger from 101 Dalmatians, as you can see :> It was so much fun animating on paper again! Although the final product is still quite rough and I could spend a chunk more time on it, it was a great exercise and I really learned a lot about timing and solid drawing. I’ll post it, and some thumbnails and prep work, in just a bit!
and this is how I met this amazing artist. And friend.
L’Illusionniste / The Illusionist Film d’animation / Animation feature film Sylvain Chomet (2010) Written by Sylvain Chomet and Jacques Tati
Jacques Tati originally wrote the script for The Illusionist. It was a love letter from a father to his first daughter, but never got produced. Sylvain Chomet, director of The Triplets of Belleville / Les Triplettes de Belleville, adapted the script and once again used his own original animated style.