Meet the Artist
Karrie Fransman is a comic artist who has produced two graphic novels, Death of the Artist and The House that Groaned, with Penguin Random House. She has also created comics for many clients including The Guardian and The Times.
I tend to pencil the whole story first, then paint and then photoshop the whole comic. This is the fastest way I work. I always make a detailed, rough sketch
She collaborated with BBC Radio 3, Somethin' Else, the award-winning writer Naomi Alderman and animator Adam Zygadlo to create a short film for Wolf in the Water. This gripping drama follows Jessica, Shylock's daughter from Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice, as she becomes entangled in a murder.
Karrie was excited to see how illustrations could bring this dark and thrilling radio play to life and allow it to reach a new audience. We asked Karrie to document her drawing process in creating the animation.
Here, she talks us through the process: