Joy: A Dreamy Stop Motion Music Video for Iron & Wine by Hayley Morris

Joy: A Dreamy Stop Motion Music Video for Iron & Wine by Hayley Morris  watercolor stop motion music video animation

Joy: A Dreamy Stop Motion Music Video for Iron & Wine by Hayley Morris  watercolor stop motion music video animation

Joy: A Dreamy Stop Motion Music Video for Iron & Wine by Hayley Morris  watercolor stop motion music video animation

Director and animator Hayley Morris (previously) takes us on a surreal journey in her dreamlike music video for Joy, a track off Iron & Wine’s latest album Ghost on Ghost that was released just this morning. In her video for Joy Morris found inspiration from the lyric “deep inside the heart of this crazy mess, I’m only calm when I get lost within your wilderness,” which she used as a jumping off point for her animation which was created by projecting hand-painted watercolor animations into stop-motion landscapes. There are some terrifically brilliant moments, the moth especially, which made my jaw drop a bit. I’ve also included a making-of video above showing some behind the scenes footage. (via the fox is black)

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