This video from the USA says about itself:
24 May 2014
My first year film at CalArts in the Experimental Animation program – A short stop motion film exploring the writings and adventures of naturalist, author, and father of the National Parks, John Muir.
For more about John Muir: here.
Film by Ian Timothy
Voice of John Muir: Brad Wills
Music: Marianna Filippi
Puppet Costume: Lucia Tello
By Maren Hunsberger in the USA:
Green Life: Claymation Sensation: Artist Animates John Muir
Ian Timothy’s John Muir creation is only eight and half inches tall, with a posable wire skeleton, liquid latex skin, adorable tiny hand-sewn clothes, and a thick Scottish brogue. In Timothy’s latest gorgeous stop-motion video, the mini Muir recites some of his famous reflections on the beauty of nature while walking through forests made from old water bottles and papier mâché. This film comes on the heels of his Beaver Creek series, raising awareness about beavers as a keystone species, and Raptor Blues, which centers around the dangerous effects of rodent poison on raptors.