“Prayer” animation

Today I made this little straight-ahead hand-drawn pencil animation on a little 3×5″ pad. I was trying to give myself a little break from screens. You can see some eraser shreds got caught in the scanner; hopefully they add folksy charm.

Update: Someone on Neenster.org asked,”If we run it backwards, is it a creation myth?”  You tell me:

Divine cycle:



Author: Nina Paley

Animator. Director. Artist. Scapegoat.

2 thoughts on ““Prayer” animation”

  1. This reminds me of my usual response when someone brings up “Pascal’s Wager”: Ok, but then you really do have to treat all hypotheses as equally probable — it’s just as likely that God punishes people if they believe in him and rewards them if they do not.

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