Late 2022: Fool

I like doing Instagram challenges. It stretches me. Making me try new things technically and invent plots and characters. Though the challenges that I take part in are usually childrens book illustration challenges, nobody seems to mind.

An Instagram challenge that takes place around November each year is the Folktale Week challenge . It is a series of seven prompt words, one for each day of the challenge week, intended to conjure up folktale related images. I try to stitch them together into a story.

Last November the first prompt was Fool.

Pippi At The Circus

Where have I been? Sorry. Much of my time has been spent on Instagram. But I am back to carry on with my animation story. So I will just finish my Pippi Longstocking sequence with this circus scene.

“Pippi ran out onto the tightrope, Mrs Elvira’s tricks were nothing compared to Pippi’s.” Well I didn’t manage the tightrope but …

Music: Clowning Around by Shane Ivers –

Fifth episode of my stopmotion entries for a 2022 Instagram illustration challenge about Pippi Longstocking.