Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 20, 2011
London-based animator Nicos LIvesey created this animation by layering varying colorful forms and patterns of plasticine and then slicing 2 millimeters width for every frame. Considering the scale of the form, Livesey framed the animation in a manner that feels life-sized and very much in the viewer's space.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Spike Jonze’s just creatd this "tragicomic" stop-motion animation for designer Olympia Le-Tan. What makes us excited, besides the fact that Spike Jonze always makes interesting films, is that this animation takes place at Paris' famed bookstore, Shakespeare and Company. A skeleton and felt woman then have a love story to make.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, August 13, 2011
That is a mouthful. This project, MÖBIUS, by Melbourne, Australia-based design and public art installation firm ENESS, seems simple enough: a lot of effects done on a computer to make the effect of objects moving in and around a city center. But this is one painstaking, deliberate, detailed piece of stop motion, public art.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 04, 2011
Who isn't a fan of some good stop-motion animation? Whether you are a fan of Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox or The Brother's Quay's Street of Crocodiles, almost everyone has a little place in their heart for some well-captured moving things. Gulp was released today by Aardman Animations and W + K.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 08, 2011
Super Mario Bros. might be one of the most recognizable games/characters in all of the world, on some Michael Jordan/Tiger Woods level. So this morning when we saw this paper animation of various Mario games by animator Eric Power, we registered a victory for... stop-motion paper animations.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Remember when lo-fi meant your music video was probably going to look bad? That really isn't the case anymore, because Boat's new video for “(I'll Beat My Chest Like) King Kong ” is a brilliant piece of short form art using the minimalist of budget and stop motion special effects . . .