animation

Ponytrope: Recreating the Classic Galloping Horse with 3D Printing

Ponytrope: Recreating the Classic Galloping Horse with 3D Printing

In 1872, Edweard Muybridge was hired to film a trotting horse at high speed to help settle the argument “During a trot are all 4 feet of a horse ever off the ground at the same time?”. The human eye could not break down the motion of the horse’s feet fast enough to truly determine if […]

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Stop Motion Animation Entirely Knitted by Hand

Stop Motion Animation Entirely Knitted by Hand

Just like knitting by hand, stop motion animation production is a slow and methodical process, and writer and director Sarah Simi has combined them both in this impressive “Keep Britain Tidy” PSA by nudinits.

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Papercraft Stop-Motion Animation in Sci-Fi Music Video

Papercraft Stop-Motion Animation in Sci-Fi Music Video

The new music video from French trio Ödland takes DIY special effects to a whole other world by using elaborately constructed papercraft settings for their cosmic stop-motion animations.

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Adore Aardman? We Do Too!

Adore Aardman? We Do Too!

What maker cannot help but love Aardman Animations? Today, you can meet a few of the brilliant artists who bring Aardman’s irresistible characters to life during our LIVE Maker Camp Hangout on Air at 11am Pacific time (2pm Eastern) on makercamp.com or the Maker Camp Google+ Community. Aardman produces a lot of true classics of animation. […]

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Felted Puppets Wrestle In Stop Motion Animation

Felted Puppets Wrestle In Stop Motion Animation

Felted puppets come to life in the quirky stop motion animations of Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels. The trailer for their short film called Fight!, which features two puppets engaging in a surprisingly graceful yet baffling wrestling match, was recently selected for the National Animation Festival in Bruz, France. It’s amazing how much […]

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