Posts Tagged ‘stopmotion’

DIY: An Automated, Motorized Camera Dolly Made Out of LEGO and an Arduino

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In the past, we’ve shared a few different ways to make a DIY dolly, but today’s version is a bit more… childish than those. That’s because this automated and motorized dolly is made, not out of parts you’d find at a hardware store, but a toy store. It’s a dolly made of LEGO. Read more…

Incredible Stop Motion Film Made with Intricate Styrofoam Models and Long-Exposure Light Trickery

If it wasn’t for the very short behind the scenes video we’ve embedded below, we would have a hard time believing that the animation above really was just an incredibly intricate mix of stop-motion and long-exposure lighting effects — it’s beyond impressive. Read more…

Mesmerizing Stop Motion Animation Takes You Inside a Block of Wood, Layer by Layer

If you enjoyed the sanding stop-motion video we featured this past week, this creation is going to be right up your alley.

Called Waves of Grain, this experimental short film by Keith Skretch follows the mesmerizing patterns created by the grain in a block of wood as it’s slowly stripped away layer-by-layer using a planer. Read more…

Sanding Down Objects One Millimeter at a Time Makes for Mesmerizing Stop-Motion

In Verschleif, the stop-motion video you see above, artist Laurin Döpfner decided to take a number of seemingly everyday objects and bring them to life in a strange, unique and entrancing way.

Using an industrial sanding machine (likely a belt-sander of sorts), Döpfner broke down a number of objects a single layer at a time, producing the surreal stop-motion video above in the process. Read more…

World’s Largest Piece of ‘Gif-iti’ Combines Street Art and Stop Motion on an Epic Scale

The world of animated graffiti, often referred to as ‘GIF-iti’, has a new king thanks to the street art talents of UK-based INSA and Mad Steez.

Storyboard Artist Shoots Entertaining Stop-Motion by Inserting Cartoons Into Real Life

Maybe you’re sick of the “cartoonist/photographer/artist inserts fun characters or images into the real world using forced perspective” thing, and admittedly there have been a lot, but the video above is an example that falls very near the top of the genre’s “best of” list. Read more…

Body and Face Paint Comes to Life in This Impressive Stop-Motion Animation

It’s incredible what you can capture with a point-and-shoot camera, years of experience with face/body painting and a huge helping of both creativity and patience. Those were the ingredients that went into creating the video above, called Painted, by professional makeup artist Elvis Schmoulianoff. Read more…

‘Bears On Stairs’ Is a Ridiculously Smooth Stop Motion Animated Video

Titled “Bears on Stairs,” this unbelievably smooth stop motion animation of 3D printed pieces was created by DBLG, a creative agency based out of London. Read more…

Inspired Stop Motion Animation Shot Using Laser-Cut Wood Pieces

Created by Netherland-based director and animator Andre Maat, this incredible little stop-motion animated film, dubbed WOODOO, was created with the help of a whole lot of laser-cut wood pieces. Read more…

Hotel Makes Creative Use of Stop-Motion in Funny ‘Swan Song’ Ad

The citizenM Hotel in Times Square needed a creative way to show potential guests that they were doing away with some of the more luxurious and useless hotel niceties in order to keep prices at as low as possible. So, the question becomes: how do you show people that they won’t be paying extra for hoity-toity extras like towel swans? Read more…