In 1972, Pramod Pati created a short stop motion film called "Abid." We watch Pati repeatedly paint abstract patterns on the walls of his room within five minutes. Additionally, he decorates the walls with sculptures, clothing, and other 2D media. At 4:05, he even paints similar patterns on his own face. There is something quite awe-inspiring about watching the ever-changing, ornate details of this film. I'm not sure how long it took him to create this masterpiece, but the result is stunning.
Watch an army of dancing cat figurines put on a performance via stop motion animation. This video must have taken forever to make! It takes some major talent to coordinate the movements of so many tiny characters and then have the stop motion come out so smoothly. I love how the performance becomes more chaotic as… READ THE REST
The Rankin-Bass animation studio is best known for the 1964 television special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, as well as The Little Drummer Boy (1968), Frosty the Snowman (1969), and Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970). But in 1960, it produced a 130-episode television series called The New Adventures of Pinocchio using the same "Animagic"… READ THE REST
Factual conversation by Jan Švankmajer is a 3-minute stop-motion animation in which two clay heads face each other on a table and attempt to communicate through visual gestures. Words are replaced with items such as a buttery knife and a slice of toast that pop out of the heads' mouths. Miscommunication happens between the heads… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Anyone unsure about getting a tattoo has undoubtedly waffled about precisely what they'll get or if they're even comfortable with having something on their body that'll last a lifetime. Not to mention,… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. There's just something therapeutic and relaxing about locking your eyes onto a soothing light. With LEDs becoming more mainstream in lighting fixtures, you can tap into an array of colors with a simple… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. One of the best parts of the holiday season is giving — but finding a gift can get stressful when you don't know what to buy. How about an Apple iPad… READ THE REST