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Tyrrell, John (2015) Pret-a-Dessin/Drawing-in-a-box. In: Beyond The Frame, Society for Animation Conference, 13 - 15 Jul 2015, Canterbury. (Unpublished)

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Abstract: Pret-a-Dessin / Drawing-in-a-box: a new technique being developed as part of the Heart Group to assist the development of autistic spectrum animators who will benefit through the process.
A case-study where a drawing structure developed for a Big Draw workshop run this year as one of several projects John organized for the Drawing Society. The structure is an installation which permits five to draw a portrait where the view is focused and controlled. This process has potential benefits for autistic spectrum ESPA students . The idea is that the box blocks the visual overload and divergence beyond the frame.
Developing beyond the frame, Pret-a-Dessin / Drawing-in-a-box  is adapted as a tool where both the subject and the animator are able to move three-dimensionally in the process of drawing for animation.
This case study is a development from a previous paper ‘Reception Animation; The interaction of reception theory within animation and drawing context.’

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