There’s been a truly impressive amount of stop-motion flying around the interwebs lately. I’m always awed by the amount of time and energy it takes to create something in this medium, not to mention the playful and often powerful effect of going frame-by-frame. Now that there’s an abundance of stop-motion software, and even a new iPhone app, StopMotion Recorder, perhaps we can all contribute. In the meantime, here are some recent notables that caught my attention:
And you’ll have to forgive me for squeaking this one in, it’s not stop-motion, but it is composed from stills! (And it makes my heart happy.)
Highlights from our recent archives. What are some of your favorite stop-motion creations?
- Behind the scenes from “Guy Walks Across America.”
- Post-it Mario
- 8-Bit Trip, from Sweden’s Rymdreglage.
- The Complex of All of These, which details the printing and binding of a book.
- Brickfilm (Lego stop-motion) roundup, including The Magic Portal, Robota, and Little Guys!
- Knit commercial for natural gas.
- MAKE Volume 22 ran a fabulous how-to from renowned film artist PES on the making of Western Spaghetti.