Alistair Nicholls is an English animator and illustrator whose character led work is comic and captivating. He pairs a natural instinct for timing with an expert understanding of the awkward moment. The ideas he gravitates towards are off-the-wall yet relatable. In terms of bringing them to life, his primary medium is claymation. It’s a medium that has a special tangible quality that stands out in a world dominated by digital approaches to craft and art. It’s hard not to enjoy the work that Alistair creates. You get the impression that it’s as fun for him to make as it is for us to watch.