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3_Animation and Non-Fiction In Process Inspiration

Lisa Pau

MFA Experimental Animation California Institute of the Arts available for work inquiries – loupau@alum.calarts.edu https://vimeo.com/user24927143/about

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Synaesthesia

“Synaesthesia: From Greek syn (together) and aisthesis (perception). Meaning “joined perception.” Synesthesia is a condition in which one sense (for example, hearing) issimultaneously perceived as if by one or more additional senses (such as sight). Another form of synesthesia joins objects such as letters, shapes, numbers or people’s names with a sensory perception such as […]

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Len Lye

Leonard Charles Huia Lye (1901 – 1980) was a New Zealand artist known primarily for his experimental films and kinetic sculpture. see you tube comments on kaleidoscope.

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1_The Basics of Animated Movement 2_Invention, Plasticity and Visual Music In Process Inspiration

Peter Millard

https://vimeo.com/petermillard https://lectureinprogress.com/journal/peter-millard Peter Millard is a London-based animator. He creates his absurdist animations on paper (all recycled) with oil bar and paint. Then he scans the large images in with a large scanner, sizes them up in After Effects before using Premiere Pro to edit. 

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Mary Ellen Bute

Mary Ellen Bute (1906 – 1983) was a pioneer American film animator, producer, and director. Her specialty was visual music. While working in New York City between 1934 and 1953, Bute made fourteen short abstract musical films. Many of these were seen in regular movie theaters usually preceding a prestigious film. Filmography from Wikipedia Synchromy – 1933, collaboration with Joseph Schillinger and Lewis Jacobs [unfinished]. Rhythm […]

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2_Invention, Plasticity and Visual Music Animation Techniques In Process Inspiration

Norman McLaren

An artist may be like someone who just hears music and then starts to dance Norman McLaren (1914 – 1987) was a Scottish Canadian animator, director and producer known for his work for the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). He was a pioneer in a number of areas of animation and filmmaking, including hand-drawn animation, drawn-on-film animation, visual music, abstract film, pixilation and graphical sound. Experiments in Motion Synaesthesia and experiments […]

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Research 2.3 Visual Music

Abstract Animation or Visual Music Abstract animation of music originated in early experiments to develop machinesto link the musical scale with a corresponding scale of colour and light. The first of such machines was developed long before the advent of film, in 1730 by French mathematician Louis Bertrand Castel. His Ocular Harpsichord replaced the pitches […]