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Video: Animating Art, Bringing Paintings To Life

A Houston filmmaker shares his process of animating paintings by a critically acclaimed artist Shiva Ahmadi.

Versatile Houston filmmaker, Sharad Patel, shares his process of animating artwork. Over the course of a month, pieces by critically acclaimed artist Shiva Ahmadi are transformed into an animated scene. 

Ahmadi and Patel  previously collaborated on the short animation, “Lotus.” Watch an excerpt here.

This story appeared on Arts InSight, airing Friday nights at 8:30 on Houston Public Media TV 8.


Tomeka Weatherspoon

Tomeka Weatherspoon

Senior Producer

Tomeka Weatherspoon is an Emmy-award winning producer. She produces segments, the weekly television program Arts InSight, the short film showcase The Territory and a forthcoming digital series on innovation. Originally from the Midwest, Tomeka studied convergence journalism from the world’s first journalism school at the University of Missouri. She has...

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