Rather than style frames, the minimalist animated music video for Adam Ostrar's "Warlock" was built around a series of grayscale illustrations, each drawn in negative (in black ink on white), then inverted digitally. To achieve the underlit Oxberry-inspired look look I wanted, I drew in pigment ink on multiple layers of translucent vellum, with different visual elements on different layers. Then, artwork was scanned or photographed backlit on a lightbox, with multiple drawings sandwiched together to achieve a very narrow depth of field, and to keep certain details in softer focus (like Rosemary’s face in the floating sequences, or the light emitting from the front door of her house).
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