This short animated film is an impressionistic reflection on the creative process. Using black and white photographs (representing reality), overlaid with animated colour drawings (representing fantasy), it illustrates the artist as he braves creative storms, indulges spontaneous bursts of inspiration and learns, by trial and error, to harness his creative powers.
Source: National Film Board of Canada
Creators: Alan Pakarnyk and Vonnie Von Helmott
Time: 6 minutes 11 seconds.
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