Joel Fletcher



Animator, Painter, Photographer, Filmmaker

Welcome to my online gallery of eclectic imagery! I am known for stop-motion and computer character animation, as well as a wide variety of creations in the visual arts. Behold the various displays:

Jack Skellington, Sally, Reindeer, Devil, and Werewolf get ready for Christmas.
King Kong holds Ann in New York.
The MOVIES listings include my professional character animation demo reels, avant-garde early filmmaking projects, the inside scoop of stop-motion behind the scenes, and mind bending time-lapse vignettes.

Painting of a crying elephant-man in a strange room.
Painting of a prehistoric woman in a rocky landscape.
The ARTWORK section includes my latest imaginative paintings, a collection of life drawings and quick paintings, a selection of early visionary and fantasy paintings, some recent figure sketches.

A boat sets off to sea in Dubrovnk, Croatia.
Male and Female figures merging into nature.
The PHOTOS category contains my new Reflections photo blog, and multiple galleries: Magical Places landscapes, metaphysical Dynamic Figures, bizarre Roadside Oddities and Weird Los Angeles, as well as the more recent Out There series.

Crimestoppers the Green Hornet and Kato.
Beautiful woman frolicking on the beach.
A fascinating section is the 3-D STEREO PHOTOS showcase. Subjects include Movie Magic special effects, the popular cult classic The Nightmare Before Christmas, beautiful Glamour girls, the spice of Variety, spectacular Nature images, magical scenes from Stop-Motion movies, and the Digital revolution. They are presented in the anaglyph format which requires red/cyan 3D glasses.

Artist Joel Fletcher sculpting an alien creature.
Joel Fletcher with Silicon Graphics computer at his Disney office in 1997.
The ABOUT heading includes my biography and current résumé, some publications that covered my work, and contact information.

Cute dog that looks like a reindeer with pretty elf girl.
Stone Giant from the Magic Island movie.
Saving some of the best for last! See the CREATIVE PROCESS blog, with behind the scenes stories, pictures, and movies about art making. Enjoy exploring the site!