Under Gollum’s skin

The latest must-have for LotR enthusiasts is Gollum: How We Made Movie Magic. Written by Andy Serkis  who played Gollum in the trilogy  the book includes extracts by Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, and several of the animators who helped bring the character to life. “It’s like my diary of the past four years, which was such an unusual journey,” says Serkis. “I was the strand that held Gollum together, the emotional strand. But the animators, directors, they were the pearls.”


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Artist Hannah Jensen Reveals Magic in Carving Paint

Artist Hannah Jensen Reveals Magic in Carving Paint

Christchurch-based artist Hannah Jensen speaks to Forbes contributor Y-Jean Mun-Delsalle about painting in reverse, where all the layers of paint are applied first, then carved to reveal what’s in her heart. “After…