Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Music Clip - animated by Ari Gibson

While many animators are spending time worrying, some are animating.

Animation is a compulsion in a rare few creative people rather than a career choice.

They take it into their grasp and hold it like a maleable hot chocolate hug mug. Either the animation forms around the animator, or the animator forms around the animation. In some cases they blend so that the creator is indistiguishable from the creativity. Animation is no longer the illusion of life, it becomes the creativist's life.

I have spoken to a few recent graduates of the animation course recently. They have tried other things. Now, with real-life jobs and tasks pressing sticky fingers on them, find themselves back to exploring the magic of animation.

Here is the music clip by Gotye: