Kentridge discusses the creative process of making his animated films, drawings, and theatre work. Shows him in the final stages of animating "Stereoscope" and includes excerpts from various works. In his artistic works he has investigated the diseased, amnesiac consciousness of late and post-apartheid South Africa.
One man's wild, lifelong adventure of testing society's boundaries through his subversive art combines traditional documentary storytelling with original animation culled from seven decades worth of art from the renegade children's book author and illustrator. Using a palette of 20th century events to paint an artist's epic yet controversial life story, the film offers a retrospective of Ungerer's life and art.
"Syd's first DVD introduces the students to the principles in creating thumbnail sketches and subsequent line drawings in the process of creating successful composition. Topics illustrated include establishing value using only shades of black, and then using those shades to identify levels of detial in the composition, including vehicles, architecture, people and foliage..."--Container.