We’re starting off the summer with the second part on the animation process; Inking and Drawing Secret Bee. My hopes are that you’ll be able to use some of these techniques in your own film. While the hot sun blazes outside, I’m keeping nice and cool in a dark corner with my light box ( […]
It’s Film Festival time here in Provincetown and I’m celebrating by working on Secret Bee, which, by the way is the official title for my new film (unless I change my mind by the time I’m done). I’ve received lots of questions about the direct animation process so here’s Part One; Prepping the Film I […]
Last night I chanced upon the super interesting ” Punto y Raya Festival” in Barcelona Spain. I’ve always been a fan of artists working with musical structures to create visual imagery; Len Lye, Oskar Fischinger, Steven Woloshen, Mary Ellen Bute, and Norman Mclaren to name a few.
One thing I don’t do enough of is mention other artists who’s work inspires me. Chris Fitch is an artist who lives around these parts. He’s a member of our animation community and a fantastically talented kinetic sculptor. Lately Chris has been producing some elegant work. His latest piece “Spring” will be in an exhibition […]
I’m spending most of my summer in a little studio in Provincetown Massachusetts. Set up in a twenty square foot corner is everything I need to produce my new film. One of the nice things about direct animation is it’s extremely portable. A light box with a registration strip, some pens and inks and a […]
I’m very very excited to be showing my sculpture and film work at the Schoolhouse Gallery this June, I’ll have some images and other information in a few days, meanwhile here’s the official press release. I’m very honored to be showing with Amy Arbus and work by Alan Ginsberg!
Those of you following my work might have noticed that I’ve spent a good part of the last year exploring new directions in Experimental Animation, the result being my most recent piece: House Bunny. In the past I’ve relegated animation work to Pixeltoon and my sculpture work to this site. As my animation work becomes […]
For the past two decades I've created "Mechanical Confections", one of a kind automata and kinetic sculpture incorporating found objects, metal and electro-mechanical components. My work has been featured in The Sunday New York Times, Metropolis Magazine, LA. Style and The Boston Globe and exhibited Internationally.