Aurélien Predal


Flight of the Stories

Commercial - designer/colour artist - Aardman Animations


To commemorate the First Word War Centenary and the opening of the new gallery at the Imperial War Museum in London, Aardman created a 1:30 mins film, directed by Darren Dubicki.  The aim of this commercial was to recreate a painted-feel animation, using as main inspiration the art of English war painters - like Paul Nash - and their muted color palet. 
Here are some of the color keys and background paintings I did for the project, which earned an Annie Award in 2015 for Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial: