A few months back whilst watching an episode of the 90's Batman (TAS), I was hit by a dose of inspiration during one of the many on-foot chase sequences. Working full-time for the past year as an animator on the 'Mr Bean (TAS) show' hadn't left me much time to pursue my personal projects & I was starting to feel the creative frustration, so I decided to rough out a short run seq... Never intending it for clean-up, but one obsessive additional detail after another, & here's what it eventually became.
Those who know me well know I've always been a great fan of the BTAS show, as well as being an admirer of the artistic driving force behind it, namely Bruce Timm, Eric Radomski, Ted Blackman & Shane Glines. The intro of the show is still to date one of the most iconic of animated intros, capturing everything from suspense, drama & action. I recall going through it frame-by-frame sometime last year, breaking down each scene & action... Suffice to say it's an outstanding work of art & cinematography.
I've always toyed with the idea of one day paying homage to the intro by doing something inspired by it... Perhaps in some way this'll go towards that.
Music: 'Ghost From The Past'. From 'The Artist' motion picture soundtrack.