The first thing we should ask ourselves is What is Animation?, and for someone who’s course and (hopefully) future will revolve around animation, I found this question immensely hard to answer, which surprised me, why hadn’t I thought of this before? Of course, the most obvious route is to Google…
"Because words, in their pure form, help us bind up what is broken." - Karen Connelly, One Room In A Castle
I think everything in life is art. What you do. How you dress. The way you love someone, and how you talk. Your smile and your personality. What you believe in, and all your dreams. The way you drink your tea. How you decorate your home. Or party. Your grocery list. The food you make. How your writing looks. And the way you feel. Life is art.
This is why it hurts the way it hurts.
You have too many words in your head. There are too many ways to describe the way you feel. You will never have the luxury of a dull ache.
You must suffer through the intricacy of feeling too much.
The Book of Life (2014) | Interview with Jorge R. Gutierrez, Paul Sullivan and Augusto Schillaci
"You’re only given one little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it."
- Robin Williams (1951-2014)