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116 years of stop-motion animation in 3 minutes

Vugar Efendi takes viewers through a delightful survey of stop-motion animation from 1900 to today. How many of the 39 films featured can you name? The short commemorates the release of Kubo and the Two Strings (trailer below): Speaking of Kubo, you might also like this Regina Spektor cover of While My Guitar Gently Weeps:  …

NSFW rotoscoping meets stippling in "Hiding Love"

NSFW rotoscoping meets stippling in “Hiding Love” / Boing Boing What looks like ferromagnetic liquid takes erotic forms in the “Hiding Love” video effects by denial.of.service. About as NSFW as scrambled cable porn back in the day. Created in AfterEffects, the look was “inspired by R.Hodgin’s ( rather ancient) experiments” with a stippling algorithm. You can follow the musical artist here …