Another work of flipbook animation is called Night Garden. Frames of this work were all hand-designed on a digital environment with colours that look rich and full to tell about some secret creature which appears in a garden on a full-moon night. This work is not only a flipbook animation but also a pillow-side children’s book. See any creature? If you have eyes of a child 😉
ぱらぱらマンガ作品をもうひとつ、Night Garden です。ぱらぱらマンガでありつつも、子どもの絵本を目指した本作は、ぱらぱらと本をめくるシーケンスだけでなく、あいまいなかたちの絵に「これ、なあに？」と、子どもと一緒に楽しめます。
Round is a flipbook-styled animation, exhibited more than once at the Flipbook Manga Cafe Show series, in and out of Tokyo. In the book, many many round candies go round and round like a multi-storied merry-go-round. What you are seeing now is some frames (pages) picked up from the flipbook, so they have their page numbers on the left half which become invisible when assembled and bound as a book. Every frame of Round was automatically drawn and coloured by the computer programme written by me. There is something that has very similar looking as these fancy round things in Japan, and it is called “Marble Chocolate”, one of very very popular sweets sold in this country, which is my all-time favourite. Looking soooo yum!
ぱらぱらマンガ本として制作された Round の数ページです。各ページの左半分程度は製本により見えなくなりますが、数字はページ(フレーム)番号です。色とりどりのマーブルチョコレートがお皿にのって、遊園地のコーヒーカップのアトラクションのようなモーションで回り続けるぱらぱらマンガですが、描画も彩色もプログラムで生成したものです。おいしそうでしょ？ でも、見ていたら目が回ります ;P
Freestyle In Summer
DVD menu design for a friend of mine.
AMARREL is an Art and Design Studio run by Amarrel Miche (myself), who is now based in Tokyo, Japan. AMARREL’s works covers from graphic design, illustration, animation and fabric design, to new media art, from online digital content to mixed media works in or out of door. I am ready to work with people from all over the world and can work for you if you are an individual or a big company. Please feel free to look through the website and contact me. Enjoy!
Long waited AMARREL website now starts in a blogging format. Temporarily with English and Japanese languages altogether. More images with texts to be updated as a handy showcase, and instructions on working with us for your art and/or design planning. Have a nice summer and hope you enjoy the site.