Norman McLaren Quotes

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Norman McLaren Quotes

The number of strokes to the inch controls the pitch of the note: the more, the higher the pitch; the fewer, the lower the pitch, the size of the stroke controls the loudness ... the tone quality is the most difficult element to control, it is made by the shape of the strokes.
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Animation is not the art of drawings that move but the art of movements that are drawn.

— Norman McLaren

Well rounded forms gives smooth sounds; sharper or angular forms give harder and harsher sounds.

— Norman McLaren

So people will come along and do new things and sometimes return to the spirit of an earlier age.

— Norman McLaren

Unless it's done superbly, as in the Japanese film Gate of Hell, color can be a very distracting element.

— Norman McLaren

Film is changing, and it can't help but keep changing.

— Norman McLaren

And so my militant philosophy is this: to make with a brush on canvas is a simple direct delight-to make with the movie is the same.

— Norman McLaren

Animation is manipulating the difference.

— Norman McLaren

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