Animated on a 3 tiered multi-plane setup in stop motion with characters fashioned out of cardboard, articulated with pins.
Certain elements of clothing or props with be created with textiles to underline character traits or important elements in a scene.
The backgrounds will primarily be created in loose watercolors, mimicking the sensation of limitlessness that the region inspires.
Foreground plants or details will be done with actual plants and objects, allowing for the creation of true space and atmosphere.
Using a combination of DragonFrame, PhotoShop and Premiere for editing, I want to create a world of Karelian myths and folk art.
Perhaps most importantly, to create a thread of continuity between past and present.