No Friends But the Mountains

A short motion infographic explaining the history and culture of the Kurds, and why President Trump's abandonment of them in October 2019 comes as no surprise to them.

Independent creation.

Custom frame by frame brush transition to be used as an Alpha or Luma Matte

 

See it in context on the bars in the graph below.

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Used a combination of photo collage of my own hand and an eraser with digital elements.

The use of this technique is meant to symbolize the hands of Western/European interference in the Middle East after WWI. 

The same technique was used for the pencils.

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