These are some preliminary drawn animation tests. I began with simple shape based expressions from the subconscious. These designs are less to do with material to use in the final cut but rather to get a custom to creating movement.
Rub-out animation is a medium that intrigued me – I assumed it would involve a greater endeavour than regular cell before achieving a practical result. However I found that it not only proved quicker but demanded a speedy eye and less room for precision or error – its liberating and the results where surprising. Here is an idea I dabbled with to see depict simulated life on a living canvas.