The fairy tale is a powerful part of our child hood, it helps shape our imagination and subconsciously
teaches us valuable life lessons. The use of symbolism is a crucial aspect of its
success, as every symbol carries meaning which we can all relate to on some level. Certain
symbols may be interpreted differently depending on the person or time of their telling but
the underlying themes and morals remain consistent. By understanding the symbolic language
of the fairy tale, it is possible to discover its true inner meaning, one that goes far
deeper than the visual form- and transfer it into a brand new format without losing the
essence of the story.
A selection of the illustrations created for a short storybook style animation.