ahtcast Visual artist interview conversations about process and inspiration.

Words of the day: brushstroke. animate. palette. blue. technique.

New Bedford, Massachusetts based artist Kat Knutsen joins ahtcast to talk about her experience working on the Loving Vincent film. Loving Vincent is an animated film, telling an important part of the Vincent van Gogh story, using oil paintings created in the style of the artist himself. 

Working at the film's painting studio in Gdansk, Poland for a number of months, Knutsen was immersed in the production that turned out thousands of paintings for the project. Kat painted upwards of 80 oil paintings for the film herself. Mixing. mixing, mixing, and even counting paint-strokes at times as her paintings came together. Listen in for more!

 

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Above: Kat Knutsen's working space while painting for the film. Character featured is Dr. Gachet.

 

 

Kat Knutsen's website: http://katknutsen.com/home.html

 

 

 

(Original podcast intro song by David T Miller and Phillip J. Mellen)

 

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