Re: Introduction and a question

From: pete mcpartlan (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Apr 01 2010 - 15:28:54 PDT


Thanks for your reply, yeah that was the kind of thing I was thinking about.
Steve Cossman gave me the little spark of info that I needed which was
that I could bleach the emulsion off an old trailer - should be enough
to keep me occupied for a while.

It's not so much animation I'm interested in as shape over time, so i
don't need any of the complicated things to be able to trace the
previous frame.



On 01/04/2010 22:00, lj frezza wrote:
> well, there's a great book called "recipes for disaster" with a section
> on cameraless animation.
> i've tried it out (not really my thing, though) and just using india ink
> on clear leader works just fine for me - is that the sort of thing
> you're thinking about?
> -lj
> On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 1:00 PM, pete mcpartlan
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> Hello Frameworks people,
> I'm an artist based in Nottingham in the UK working mostly with
> video and drawing, I'm new to the list, thought I'd say "hello". Hello.
> Also I'm in need of a little help. For a while now I've been making
> these long drawings - as a deliberate reference to film, making
> reels of receipt paper drawings etc. (See drawIslands() and Long
> Drawings on my website (below)) Anyway, I've decided I really want
> to start working with ink on film and I'm a bit lost, I found a nice
> pamphlet by Norman McLaren about setting up a rig to work with
> cameraless animation, which has given me a lot of food for thought.
> I know from the type of drawings I do that I want to work with 35mm.
> But when it comes to the actual material - no matter how much I
> stare at the various suppliers lists of different types of leader I
> don't seem to get anywhere. And I don't want to commit a load of
> (non-existent) money to something that might not work.
> Is there anyone out there that might be able to give me some advice
> on where to start, books or sites that might help? Or better yet
> someone who works in a similar way that would let me either visit
> their studio or would be up for having a chat. Or advice on places
> that might give me a few feet of off-cuts to test things out? - I
> just want to be able to play around but have hit a bit of a wall.
> Thanks,
> Pete
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