ClientRural Touring SchemeProjectTwo rural touring schemes Arts Alive and Highlights commissioned Salty's to make an animated fundraising film, to be played in village halls and community centres before events, to encourage audience members to donate to their charities.Voice of Tony HawksMusic Rob Heron and the Teapad OrchestraScript advisor Liz HyderVoice recording Ian Daniels at Radio Gibraltarfreesfx.co.ukWe were able to create 12 animated GIFs from the film for sharing on social media.
ClientChannel 4 - Random ActProjectAnimated poetry film, made in collaboration with poet Benedict Newbery. The Royal Oak won the Best Animation Audience Choice Award at the Purbeck Shorts competition at the Purbeck Film Festival.The film was exhibited in the 2013 Ludlow Open Rural Contemporary Art Showcase.Chosen as the opening film for the Filmpoem Festival in Dunbar, Scotland, in August 2013; and featured on Moving Poems in November 2013. It featured in an introduction to poetry film in the Huffington Post and a review in Awkward Paper Cut said: "I rarely saw an animated video that came this close to imitating real life, yet not looking like it." It was chosen to be screened at Ink and Print, an art show that will be open during Philalalia,...
We’ve found we are happiest making stuff with our hands, and if we can combine a few skills together, even better! It is hugely satisfying to see digital designs leap out of the computer into the real world and land on a piece of fabric we’re printing; seeing a present wrapped in our own scribbled paper almost jiggling to be ripped apart - using tea-towels printed with lavender bits grown in our own garden - I cannot totally fathom why this is so deeply satisfying!
We are not chefs, farmers or in any way able to cater for more than the usual Sunday lunch, but we do love our food - and all things foodish! So to honour all our culinary favourites we have begun Plat du Jour - a series of limited edition food worshipping prints - ‘ Onglet’ is the first one we rustled up, then ‘ Polpo’ came next. It really has been too long in between, so to gather a bit of momentum, we are developing a proper menu of tasty images hoping to show you all this autumn 🍂