Sunday, 18 October 2009

Visit to Howletts Zoo - 17.10.2009

Going to Howletts was a fantastic source of research. Watching the gorillas move, capturing expressions and just being there. Watching the interaction of kids with the gorillas was also very valuable.
( that Jennifers article describing facial expression and its relationship to gestures in Gorillas beneficial for the characteristic representation of Cornelius. As she describes meeting the Gorilla he sticks out his tongue as he bangs on the glass. his lips pulled back and his teeth exposed. He raises his arms and starts to clap. When meeting the Gorillas at Howletts Zoo they seemed to roll there arms around each other in some sort of dancing display

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