Jake Fried your brain

Thanks to a post on boingboing earlier today, I’m now more familiar with the layered ink and white-out world of artist and animator, Jake Fried. And also in need of a lie down

Thanks to a post on boingboing earlier today, I’m now more familiar with the layered ink and white-out world of artist and animator, Jake Fried. And also in need of a lie down…

The Boston-based artist has just updated his Vimeo page with a sixth film, The Deep End, which also adds “coffee” into his list of drawing media. Fried refers to his animated work, which builds layers of ink and white correction fluid on top of one another, as “moving paintings”.

According to his biography at inkwood.net, Fried has exhibited work in Marseille, New York and Chicago, most recently showing as part of Starting Eyes #3 at the Third Party Gallery in Cincinnati. He has also worked as an educator and community liaison for The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston since 2007.

Here are animations Sick Leave (2012) and Nightfall (2011), another three are on his Vimeo page.

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