Paint on glass is a painstaking animation technique that involves shooting an image painted on glass, then repainting part of it before shooting the next frame. The stories told with it can be limited to a small apartment or the vastness of the sea.
Strings: An old building causes two neighbours to meet for the first time. (10:23 minutes)
The Old Man and the Sea: This is also the first animated film to be released on IMAX. (19:56 minutes)
by Wendy Tilby
The Old Man and the Sea
by Alexandr Petrov
For more animation, visit our Saturday Morning Cartoon Index.
René Walling is a fan of SF, animation and comics, this has led him to co-chair Anticipation, the 2009 Worldcon, be involved with fps magazine for more than a decade, and start Nanopress, a Canadian small press. He looks forward to living on Mars where he would benefit from having more than 24 hours in a day.