Friday, September 21, 2018

Motion

Precise Hand Embroidery by Jessica Dance Creates Visual Representations of Common Words and Phrases

Textile artist and model maker Jessica Dance (previously) recreates everyday objects and ideas using fabric, felt, and thread. Dance typically utilizes embroidery to produce details and text on her three-dimensional objects, but in these works the...

Carved Surfaces on Ceramics by Sean Forest Roberts Reveal Surprising Streaks of Color

Multi-layered ceramics by Sean Forest Roberts reveal surprising streaks of color and pattern beneath their smooth monochrome surfaces. Roberts, who operates as Forest Ceramic Company, mixes and pours colored liquid clays to create the colorful patterns...
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Stop Motion Films by Kirsten Lepore and Nix + Gerber Produced Entirely in the...

In a new ad campaign for the 2019 MINI Countryman, MINI USA invited artist duo Nix + Gerber and animator Kirsten Lepore to produce stop motion films in the vehicle’s cargo space. Nix + Gerber explore space in their film Camping,...

Watch how Steel Ribbons are Shaped Into Cookie Cutters

CookieCutter.com makes and sells exactly what you think they do. The Missouri-based company uses a combination of hydraulic and hand-operated machines to shape steel ribbons into classic shapes like gingerbread men, along with more complicated...
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ENOUGH: Humorous Stop Motion Film Examines Our Inner Desire to Lose Control

Swedish director and animator Anna Mantzaris has a penchant for the darkly humous as seen in her 2012 film But Milk is Important. Her recent short ENOUGH was made during her first year at the Royal College of Art where she...
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Explore a Surreal Watercolor Landscape in a New Video Game by Nomada Studio

GRIS is an new video game designed by Nomada Studio that leads users through a surreal landscape filled with crimson mountains, square trees, and overgrown ruins. There is no danger or death in the detailed watercolor world,...

Sculptural Chalk Drawers by Nikolas Bentel Create Dots, Circles, and Lines on Chalkboards and...

Designer Nikolas Bentel reimagined the classic slim cylinder of chalk that’s traditionally used for classroom education and sidewalk decoration to create a unique series of Chalk Drawers. Each one features a different geometrically precise pattern that together create...

Light Painting Animations Create Dazzling Effects Around Glass Spheres

During his last few months in school, recent University of Maryland graduate Josh Sheldon built a light animation robot scaled to the size of his small college bedroom. For the personal project, Sheldon taught himself Blender, Python, and Dragonframe in just under...

Clever Sketches by Christoph Niemann Turn Everyday Scenes into Humorous Moments

Illustrator Christoph Niemann plays with scale and context to create small scenes using ink and everyday materials. In his object-focused works, a few deft brushstrokes turn a pair of socks into the head and torso of...

Bursts of Dazzling Shapes Create Technicolor Orbits in GIFs by Marcus Martinez

Texas-based motion designer Marcus Martinez creates rainbow-hued GIFs against solid back backgrounds, producing animated elements that explode, twist, and sizzle with extraordinary color. He started his own tumblr around four years ago after admiring...

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