I make stop-motion animations as a way to experiment with a story and the materials. Sometimes they lead to other ideas through metamorphosis and surprising discoveries. Once the mosaic pieces have been cut and played with in this way, I am free to make the final mosaics. Other times I make the animation from the final mosaic.
I have also made several other animations and videos that I haven’t included on this page, as they are for specific projects. You can see the Zillion videos here http://katerattray.wordpress.com/category/videos/zillion-videos/ and the Sweat and Tears videos on the blog too.
You can view all my videos on http://www.youtube.com/user/TheKaterattray
The Whirlwind That Takes Me There
How the Sky Becomes Blue
Animation of a mosaic for a private commission in 2010
Stop-motion animation using two photographs of the mosaic “Rain” made in 2005
The Lemon Tree
Stop-motion mosaic animation
Stop motion mosaic animation. Questioning man’s relationship with nature.
Best played in HD with headphones or good speakers.
Also on vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/9177580
How the Sun Wakes up in the Morning
New Year Sunrise
Here is my video of the New Years Sunrise – with added avian content!
Time lapse animation using 40 photos. It is an unrefined “sketchbook” video!