Two Chairs project The art\write Two Chairs project I wrote about earlier has gone live. The main project page links to eleven very different responses to the original prompt by sixteen different artists and writers. My piece is a short film involving live action and (of course) some small sections of stop motion animation. It … Continue reading art\write: Two Chairs goes live
It's been a while but here is the link to our latest stop motion animation experiment (Penguin / Hedgehog: The World Tour Part 2). It's a bit rough and ready but we've learned a lot putting it together. Things like: it's hard to light with table lamps. I hope you enjoy it.
Our latest short is here. This time we've incorporated more green screen work and our 'actor' is a little more mobile. Our thanks to Jonathan Legg for doing the main voice over work.
We, like most people, have been stuck at home for weeks. I should be learning French and writing a full length play but that's not happening. However, we have become fascinated with making stop motion animation. There's no rhyme or reason for this. We've never tried anything like it before so we're starting from nothing. … Continue reading Stop Motion Animation
We watched Buffet Froid last night. If you don't know it it's a French film directed by Bertrand Blier and starring Gérard Depardieu, Bernard Blier and Jean Carmet. I must have bought it some time ago and then forgotten about it. I do that. A lot of our DVD collection is still in cellophane (just as many … Continue reading ‘Buffet Froid’ and a bear in the garden
>This is a link to a picture of Laurence Olivier riding a bike. The cap seems to have the rainbow bands on it and perhaps 'NISSAN' on the side. It's from the film 'A Little Romance' (1979) which I've never seen.Anyways - Larry rode a bike in 1979, I rode a bike yesterday. So I'm … Continue reading >Rides a bike
>Humphrey Bogart rides a bikeFound this on the very more-ish Rides a Bike blog.
>Friday night and it was off to the Prom #56 at The Albert Hall. The ascent to picture rail level seemed to help the deafness that has blighted me this week and with 20 minutes to go I got some hearing back - Yay! I still struggled to remain focussed though - I find music … Continue reading >Bank Holiday stuff
>I rode the Verulam CC 25m TT on the fast F1/25 yesterday. Slightly disappointed with the time - 1:01:45. Slightly disappointed to have to get up at 3:30am as well. It was a still, cool day. What wind there was was against for the last 10 miles.Race stats: Time: 1:01:45 (24.29mph). First 12.5 miles: 30:04, last … Continue reading >Verulam CC 25m TT
>At last!This week I finally came off the medication that I hoped was suppressing my TT performances. The stuff is supposed to take a fortnight to clear the system, so I wasn't expecting immediate results.The picture was taken in The Netherlands last week by Henny Postema - many thanks, HennySaturday was a fun day out. … Continue reading >*does a little dance*