Alexandre DUBOSC

Freequences, Alexandre Dubosc's latest mesmerizing "caketrope"

No one makes a cake-based zoetrope like French artist Alexandre Dubosc (previously). He spent three months on his latest caketrope, "Freequences," and it's a completely mesmerizing visual and auditory experience. Want to see how the sausage, er cake, is made? Visit his website to see the "Making OeuF."

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Gâteau Gato, a zoetrope of cat confections

French food artist/animator Alexandre Dubosc has done it again. He's created another incredibly impressive zoetrope, this time with a cat theme (previously). It's called "Gâteau Gato" ("cat cake") and it is really quite a delight to watch. I'm not sure which I like better, the curling cookie tongues or the little white mice scurrying away. Fortunately, I don't have to decide.

Dubosc doesn't say how long the cake took to bake, assemble, and film on its "making of" page, but given how detailed the piece is, I'd say many, many hours. Read the rest

Zoetrope cake pays tribute to Tim Burton

Confectioner Alexandre Dubosc made this Tim Burton themed zoetrope cake, which animates to display iconic imagery from many of Burton's best-loved films. There's even a sneaky Jack Skellington up top.

The Caketrope -- Making of

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