I am exploring new ways to combine new and old media. Recently, I started making short animations using traditional block prints. You can see some examples here:
The image at the top of the page is a traditional block print. It is a tangible object, looks great on your wall, and I make my living selling them. You can see more block prints at this link:
This digital image is based on the block print. You can’t really hang it on your wall, but you can view it with your computer or phone. What’s exciting is you can touch the image and trigger events. (for instance, touch the windmill, and it will rotate)
Here is another example.
Neither are finished pieces, but the possibilities are exciting! Maybe I’ll have an animated ebook for children in the near future?!