Richard Warren

20thc British art and poetry (mainly), plus bits of my own – "Clearly I tap to you clearly along the plumbing of the world" (W S Graham)

Category Archives: animation

Skellywags

My first (and only, and still unfinished) attempt at a short film in stop frame animation. Intended as a small homage to José Guadalupe Posada, with a nod to the clothes-horse skeletons of James Ensor. Done on a MacBook using the built in camera, hence the jerky, grainy quality, which I rather like. The music is “Besame Mucho” played by Dave Rowland on a scratchy Joe Meek demo. Click on the still below for the link.

I still have a big bag full of unused plastic skeletons and skulls. Some day I might finish this …