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Stop Motion Wire and Paper Music Video by Patator Prod

Stop Motion Wire and Paper Music Video by Patator Prod wire stop motion paper music video animation

Stop Motion Wire and Paper Music Video by Patator Prod wire stop motion paper music video animation

There are some fantastic sequences in this brief stop motion clip by Victor Haegelin of Patator Prod accompanied by music from Professor Kliq. Haegelin relies entirely on bent wire and paper to create everything you see and it’s amazing how fluid all the individual wire strands become when animated like this, wish it went a bit longer. (via vimeo)

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New Cloned Video GIFs from Erdal Inci

New Cloned Video GIFs from Erdal Inci video art gifs animation

New Cloned Video GIFs from Erdal Inci video art gifs animation

New Cloned Video GIFs from Erdal Inci video art gifs animation

New Cloned Video GIFs from Erdal Inci video art gifs animation

New Cloned Video GIFs from Erdal Inci video art gifs animation

New Cloned Video GIFs from Erdal Inci video art gifs animation

New Cloned Video GIFs from Erdal Inci video art gifs animation

Last year I featured a number of amazing gifs from Istanbul-based artist Erdal Inci (previously) who clones sections of video to create hypnotic animated loops. His work has since popped up all over the web and will soon find its way into a gallery space. Above are some of his latest clips depicting numerous copies of Inci himself parading through the frame like a cloned robot army, though he also flashlights to create even more complex effects. If you happen to be in Italy you can catch his work firsthand at Action Gallery in Milano on May 25 and in Naples on May 30.

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Blown Minded: A Painted Music Video for Young Galaxy by Carine Khalife

Blown Minded: A Painted Music Video for Young Galaxy by Carine Khalife stop motion painting music video animation

Blown Minded: A Painted Music Video for Young Galaxy by Carine Khalife stop motion painting music video animation

Blown Minded: A Painted Music Video for Young Galaxy by Carine Khalife stop motion painting music video animation

Montreal-based visual artist Carine Khalife produced, directed, animated this music video for the 2011 track Blown Minded, off the album Shapeshifting by Young Galaxy. The entire clip is comprised of oil paint on glass photographed above from a camera. Khalife explains her process a bit more on her site:

Basically, my technique was to paint on a piece of glass fixed to a light box. I would paint on the glass with oil so that it wouldn’t dry, and I could play with it for hours. A camera, fixed overhead above the animation table and plugged in my computer, would capture my paintings frame by frame and create the animation using the software Stop Motion Pro (the aardman studio software). This process took place inside a dark room so that there wouldn’t be interference or changing lights on the paint. The single light source came from beneath the glass, revealing the textures and details of brushes movements.

I worked a lot with transparency. The more paint, the darker the image, and therefore the animation becomes about gesture, and the texture of brushstrokes; it’s a very physical, organic process. I based the number of frames per second (sometimes 8 sometimes 12) on the rhythm of the music. Everything is based on the rhythm. It was important for me, especially for the abstract parts, that I was responding to the song conversationally; like a running dialogue. I think I’ve listened to the song more than a thousand times. And because i would often listen to it and focus solely on drums, voice, lyrics, or melody – I was still able to hear new things each time.

The film has screened in festivals around the world and Khalife won a Director of Photography award at the Salon International de la Luz. (via vimeo)

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‘Oscillate’ is a Mesmerizing Digital Animation of Sine Waves by Daniel Sierra

Oscillate is a Mesmerizing Digital Animation of Sine Waves by Daniel Sierra video art animation

Oscillate is a Mesmerizing Digital Animation of Sine Waves by Daniel Sierra video art animation

Oscillate is a Mesmerizing Digital Animation of Sine Waves by Daniel Sierra video art animation

Oscillate is a thesis animation made by Daniel Sierra for his MFA at the School of Visual Arts in New York. While essentially an experiment in animation, Sierra says the project was an attempt “to visualize waveform patterns that evolve from the fundamental sine wave to more complex patterns, creating a mesmerizing audio-visual experience in which sight and sound work in unison.” Make sure you view it full-screen, headphones on, you know the drill. I could have watched this continue for twice as long. Hope he got an ‘A’. (thnx, neil!)

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Raw Data: A Hand-Drawn Animation with Ink, Gouache, White-out and Coffee

Raw Data: A Hand Drawn Animation with Ink, Gouache, White out and Coffee painting coffee animation

Raw Data: A Hand Drawn Animation with Ink, Gouache, White out and Coffee painting coffee animation

Behold the latest work from animator Jake Fried (previously) who works with layer after layer of ink, gouache, white-out and coffee to create deeply textured and truly psychedelic animated shorts. Fried lives and works in Boston where he is primarily known for his painting, but has recently begun focusing on these experimental animations he refers to has “moving paintings,” many more of which you can see on his website.

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Joy: A Dreamy Stop Motion Music Video for Iron & Wine by Hayley Morris

Joy: A Dreamy Stop Motion Music Video for Iron & Wine by Hayley Morris  watercolor stop motion music video animation

Joy: A Dreamy Stop Motion Music Video for Iron & Wine by Hayley Morris  watercolor stop motion music video animation

Joy: A Dreamy Stop Motion Music Video for Iron & Wine by Hayley Morris  watercolor stop motion music video animation

Director and animator Hayley Morris (previously) takes us on a surreal journey in her dreamlike music video for Joy, a track off Iron & Wine’s latest album Ghost on Ghost that was released just this morning. In her video for Joy Morris found inspiration from the lyric “deep inside the heart of this crazy mess, I’m only calm when I get lost within your wilderness,” which she used as a jumping off point for her animation which was created by projecting hand-painted watercolor animations into stop-motion landscapes. There are some terrifically brilliant moments, the moth especially, which made my jaw drop a bit. I’ve also included a making-of video above showing some behind the scenes footage. (via the fox is black)

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Stop Motion Chalk Tetris by Chris Carlson

Stop Motion Chalk Tetris by Chris Carlson video games stop motion chalk animation

Stop Motion Chalk Tetris by Chris Carlson video games stop motion chalk animation

Stop Motion Chalk Tetris by Chris Carlson video games stop motion chalk animation

Denver-based artist Chris Carlson who is known for his work with 3D chalk illusions created a great stop motion Tetris game. The shading, perspective and motion is incredibly spot-on. You can see more of his video game and pop-culture influenced chalk drawings over on Tumblr. (via the awesomer)

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