Art of the Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! is an animation movie produced by Aardman Animations and co-directed by Peter Lord and Jeff Newitt in 2012. The movie was based on the homonym first book from Gideon Defoe's 'The Pirates!' series. The pictures on this page are a collection of artworks created for this movie.


Accompanied by his ragtag crew, an enthusiastic pirate captain sails the high seas and dreams of besting his bitter rivals, Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz, in a quest to win the coveted title of Pirate of the Year. The captain's quest takes him and his comrades from the exotic shores of Blood Island to Victorian London's foggy streets. Along the way, they battle a clever queen and join forces with a young scientist named Charles Darwin..