zoetrope

Enjoy The Hypnotizing Motion Of These Stroboscopic Ornaments

Enjoy The Hypnotizing Motion Of These Stroboscopic Ornaments

As if by magic, these Christmas ornaments undulate and animate before your eyes.

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Maker Spotlight: Peter Hudson

Maker Spotlight: Peter Hudson

Peter Hudson is a Large Scale Kinetic Sculptor who crafts mechanical marvels made of lighting, animation, and pre-programed microprocessors.

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Watch These Meditative Embroidered Zoetropes

Watch These Meditative Embroidered Zoetropes

Elliot Schultz created these animated zoetropes by embroidering fabric and spinning them on record players, and the result is hypnotizing.

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3D Printed Zoetrope Animates Famous Baroque Painting

Tired of looking at old paintings in stuffy art museums? Then take a gander at this 3D printed zoetrope called “All Things Fall,” which artist Mat Collishaw made in collaboration with Sebastian Burton in order to bring an action-packed, baroque painting by Peter Paul Rubens to life! It’s shocking to see how much violence this […]

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Animation on Pottery

Animation on Pottery

Animator and zoetrope enthusiast Jim Le Ferve teamed up with filmmaker Mike Paterson and potters Roops and Al Johnstone of RAMP Ceramics to create this charming video about the making of a pot that displays an animation when spun on the wheel.

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Pipe Cleaners Make for Elegant Zoetrope

Pipe Cleaners Make for Elegant Zoetrope

Usually the most challenging and time-consuming step in building a zoetrope is positioning the individual still figures just right so they animate smoothly when it’s turned on. ITP student Sanniti Pimpley found a way around this by crafting her ballerinas from easily pose-able pink pipe cleaners.

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