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Black History Month: Why We Laugh
On a shoestring budget, i had to devise a way of showcasing multiple black comedians for Black History Month. I chose to use an undulating ink effect that would take us through the generations of comics, but would become a character in and of itself through movement. Very hard for my artists to achieve in after effects, but we finally got the ink looking proper, mutating in to the various showcase elements. Had fun treating the supers with whimsy that reflected the actual words (thus, entertainment appears to twinkle, comedy stretches and distorts comedically, etc.