zeus and demeter
<one feature that runs pretty consistently through all my animation from taking a line for a walk onwards is mutation; the dynamic changing of form through movement.
this technique works best with linear characters but it is also entirely possible to manipulate the back painting if the character is solid, as in burrellesque.../>
< the gods in pagan times were very closely associated with both the fertility of the land as well as its people. the ancient Greek cosmogony, or creation myth invocation brings to life is brimming with sex, incest and even bestiality. for the documentary to be transmitted before the watershed all of this had to be handled in a very non-explicit manner. the highly-stylised animation was designed carry the message subliminally. it is only when viewed as individual frames that the true nature of what is being expressed can be appreciated.../>