Animate pen-and-ink sketches

A few years ago I began working closely with established cartoonist Charles Peattie. Charles is probably the most successful cartoonist I will ever work with, having achieved fame through his long running daily comic strip Alex, as featured on the back page of the Daily Telegraph. He's an old-school cartoonist, working almost exclusively on paper in minutely detailed pen and ink, and wanted to develop an app for the iPhone that teaches kids the alphabet.

The plan was to create the best alphabet app out there, and that's where I came in. I needed to animate Charles' drawings using modern techniques, while also retaining the hand-drawn, traditional feel that his work merits.

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