The time has come to experiment with stop-motion…
I’ve purchased motiongraff.com for the purpose of sharing my process with other people interested in doing this sort of presentation. Here is the first Episode of MOTIONGRAFF:
Photos/Animation by DJ VANDAL of New York City.
Music by I-CUE courtesy of Ingenious Music.
This video features two original pieces that i worked on this week as part of my “MOTIONGRAFF” experiment. Hopefully it can evolve into a regular videocast. For now, here’s the lowdown on Episode 1…
I shot all the photos myself. They are kinda crappy but im working with a Nikon Coolpix and indirect lighting. I did purchase a nice Manfrotto magic arm to mount my camera on:
But, as you can see, i neglected to pick up a superclamp or whatever its called to attach to the other lightstand. Fortunately, this is what masking tape is for:
Hey, dont knock it. It works. 🙂 The rest of the ingredients were Pantone markers, Strathmore’s Smooth Bristol paper, Rusto, Montana, black Sharpie, and a macro tip Uni-ball pen.
The first piece is:
“Kitschy Vandal” by DJ VANDAL. 14″ by 17″, markers and spray paint. June/2010
The second piece is:
“Bloody Summer” by DJ VANDAL & LENE. 14″ by 17″, mostly markers. June/2010
We knocked this out pretty quick. LENE set it off with traditional bubble style and i followed up with my current “wavy style.” You’ll see me pull a few of those out in upcoming posts.
DJ VANDAL. BTW. XTC.