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Make subscriber Eric S. points out this poignant short following the groundskeeping duties of a set of ‘helping hands’. (Glad to know I’m not the only one envisioning these things springing to life.)

These familiar objects were brought to life by John Douglas Powers whose work includes a number of inspiring kinetic sculptures, such as the hypnotically soothing Field of Reeds

See more of John’s animation and motorized art on his site.

Collin Cunningham

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!