Saturday, December 7, 2013

Now I Am Paper

I remember: a gentler sound
The forest rustling in the rain
Leaves were swirling all around
I heard soft footsteps up the lane

So starts a poem I wrote, where the narrator is an old tree longing for the little girl who used to climb up his trunk and nestle between his branches. Here are two opposite pages of the book. Then, for each verse, I drew the letters (in perspective) on a 'paper leaf' that floated in a 'puddle' in the top of the left hand side page: 

And here, then, is the animation of all these pages.

The animation of Now I Am Paper took three months for me to complete.

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  1. You are amazing. There's no need for me to to elucidate beyond that ... amazing sums it up.

    1. Aw... This you so much Dennis! This here was a labor of love.

  2. I love that Israeli's almost as nice as the Irish one! :)

    1. Thank you Emerald Book Reviews! (It's the only accent I got, lol...)