I didn’t really take part in last week’s Creatively Squared challenge in the end. It was a make up from the previous weeks and I’d done everything I wanted to do with the other hashtag challenges. So, I waited for the new one and it was a good one. The #cs_makeitextraordinary hashtag was all taking ordinary objects and making them extraordinary. Something that I tried to get on board with despite my absolute lack of artistic skills. As my teacher once said, I have the ideas but lack the ability to execute them. He was a dick but fairly accurate.
This was a super fun challenge and something that I’d never really attempted before. But I’ve always been the kind of person that sees faces in inanimate objects so it felt like I could transfer those skills. There are so many amazing artists all over the internet who have such a talent for this that I was definitely inspired. I’m just not as skilled with the whole thing. I definitely have a couple of favourites out of the bunch. I think the giraffe is super cute and the kiwi turtles turned out quite well.
And, because I’m always coming up with reasons to justify buying this stop motion app, I decided to try another stop motion film. It’s probably the worst one yet cause I rushed it at every stage. But it gets the job done.
Who is Murdocal? A casual critic who is a little bit too obsessed with pop culture. A young woman who swears and rants much more than she knows she should whilst trying to make her way in an adult world she isn't prepared for. A not as recent as she'd like literature graduate who, between job applications and subsequent rejections, has turned to the internet to fight the boredom and review the shit out of everything.
"Maybe, just maybe, I'm the faller. Every family has someone who falls, who doesn't make the grade, who stumbles, who life trips up. Maybe I'm our faller."