The Scarecrow documents the complete step by step process of creating a character starting from a simple sketch in 2014 to a fully developed gallery show piece in 2016 debuting at Jim McKenzie‘s “Lost Magic” at Copro Gallery.
Jim McKenzie is an American artist and director based in New York City. His sculptures and paintings often depict surrealist wonderlands occupied by highly saturated characters.
He works as a commercial director, designer and animator at Aardman Nathan Love as well as a professor at School of Visual Arts.
The film continues on to the opening of “Lost Magic,” where you see all of McKenzie’s other fantasy-inspired works, knowing how much work he put into each one.