‘Life Boat’ – Editorial illustration commissioned by The Woodland Trust for the Tree Charter Youth Ambassadors programme. In addition to the animation below.
L O N E L Y T R E E
An animation in celebration of the TREE CHARTER by Joanna Layla and Lizzy Rowlatt commissioned by
The brief was to design, create and animate a hand-drawn line and watercolour music video within a month, based on a narrative entitled ‘Lonely Tree’ about how one man (and a pigeon) transform an urban wasteland into a thriving green space.
The animation can be seen here on the Woodland Trust website
The animation was debuted in full at the HAY FESTIVAL 2017.
here is the full length animation we created:
Below is a selection of frames from the collaborative animation.
behind the scenes….
In designing the illustrations for the video I was inspired by lines from TS ELIOT’s The Wasteland: