Tag: animation

Feb 8, 2015

43 Minute Real Time Journey from the Sun to Jupiter at the Speed of Light

43 Minute Real Time Journey from the Sun to Jupiter at the Speed of Light

Light travels at a speed of 299,792 km per second (186,282 mps). That’s fast. Jupiter is 778,500,000 km (483,737,000 miles) from the Sun. That’s far. To try to convey the vastness of space, Alphonse Swinehart created this animation to illustrate that even at the blistering speed of light, it takes over 43 minutes just…

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Jan 18, 2015

3D Printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures by John Edmark

3D Printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures by John Edmark

John Edmark, an inventor/designer/artist that teaches design at Stanford, has created a series of 3D printed “Fibonacci Zoetrope” sculptures that come to life when spun under a strobe light or are captured by a video camera with a very fast shutter speed. In the hypnotic video above, the 3D printed sculptures are spinning at…

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Jan 15, 2015

How to Save a Choking Baby

How to Save a Choking Baby

St John Ambulance have just released an animated video with helpful tips on how to save a choking baby. With assistance from a talking marble, princess, pen lid and jelly baby; learn the correct technique to use on babies that are choking.

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Jan 15, 2015

Artist Hacks Power Glove Into Coolest Stop Motion Animation Tool Ever

Artist Hacks Power Glove Into Coolest Stop Motion Animation Tool Ever

Dillon Markey, an animator for Robot Chicken and PES, modified a Nintendo Power Glove into the most awesome animation tool ever. Markey also reminisces about the first time he ever saw the Power Glove as a child and the impact it had on him. See below for the classic scene from The Wizard. …

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Dec 30, 2014

This Time-Lapse Shows the Incredible Effort Behind Stop Motion Animation

This Time-Lapse Shows the Incredible Effort Behind Stop Motion Animation

At the end of the credits for the animated film, The Boxtrolls, there is bonus footage that shows the painstaking process of stop motion animation. Through time-lapse photography we get to see just how much work is required to bring the characters to life.

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Dec 27, 2014

This is the Coolest Christmas Card Ever

This is the Coolest Christmas Card Ever

Birdbox Studio is an award-winning animation house based in London, England. For their clients and friends this year they created an incredible animated Christmas card with a neat little surprise at the end. What an awesome card design!

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Dec 12, 2014

Basement Reno Timelapse: Unfinished to Finished in 60 Seconds

Basement Reno Timelapse: Unfinished to Finished in 60 Seconds

Awesome animated timelapse compresses 2 months of work into 60 seconds. Over 1000 Photoshop layers were cut from 27 panoramic photographs and then compiled and animated in After Effects to create this fascinating project overview.

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