Animation Style: light and shadow


Researching trying to unravel what type of style for the project ‘Light and Shadow’, I chanced upon this short film series titled Life Inside ‘Islamic State’. The style allows for many transition possibilities in a sketch line technique with simple shading.

Therefore I attempted to experiment with this and started applying it to the early opening scene.

Animation Analysis: Simple vs Complex

From Tim Rudder’s blog, one of the posts discusses the aesthetic of complexity vs simplicity. This provides an overall balance to the frame, adding to the notion that every frame is an art in itself and imbues the essence of life. Thus I shall aim to explore this idea of simple vs complex in the next animation project, ‘Light and Shadow’.