This is one of the sketches that Raymond Briggs has done for the Ethel and Ernest design team. It shows how the coat stand in the hallway looked. The hallway is a part of the house that isn’t seen in the book but it will feature in the film, so getting these details as authentic as possible is important.
December 24, 2014
November 3, 2014
Peter Dodd, animation director on Ethel and Ernest, has a very particular connection to this project. His father, like Ernest, also worked as a Co-op milkman. Peter is working on model sheets of the main characters at the moment. This drawing, that he did when he was a boy, is of his father doing his milk round.
December 29, 2012
Here is one of Loraine Mashall’s colour backgrounds that has been produced as part of the continuing Ethel and Ernest development work.
Loraine won an Emmy for her work on TVC’s production of Willows in Winter.
She has also been involved with all the Raymond Briggs’ productions that TVC did, and was art director on their animated production of Raymond’s Father Christmas book.