I can’t think of a better way to start this blog than with a classic from Quickdraw’s own vaults, Mr. Reaper’s Really Bad Morning. It’s a great blend of dark humour with sweetness and silliness, with beautiful animation from the team behind Fifteen Pound Pink Productions. There’s a test cell from this one up on the wall in the Quickdraw office, and I find myself spending a disproportionate amount of time staring at ol’ Mr. Reaper’s stylized skull as he sips from his radioactive coffee cup.
So what’s this blog all about? This is where the QAS staff will be sharing our thoughts on animation and illustration in all its various forms, spotlighting local and international folks who are doing great work, linking to shorts and trailers that need to be on your radar, and otherwise trying to contribute to the broader conversation around animation. Oh, and sharing the occasional bit of exciting news from within our society, too, although that’ll mostly
Y’know what? To be totally honest, it’s a way to turn sporadic bits of procrastination into something a little more useful. No harm in that, right?