Category Archives: animation

Bonus Flick: The Halloween Costume

It has been a while since I posted any animation, so I thought it would be nice to have an animated video for Hallowe’en. This quiet little flick by Jonathon Yule tells the story of his favourite costume.     … Continue reading

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Send In the Clowns

This is my 600th post since I began this blog, and this week I reached (and surpassed) the total number of views I had for last year. In recognition of those milestones, it’s time for another giveaway. Since many of … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Gastaloops

Tonight’s flick is a mesmerising collection of 100 gifs created by Gasta in one of those self-inflicted internet challenges. From the text on the Vimeo page: Browsing on internet I found a few people that are keeping themselves busy with … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Pnit by Pneuhaus

Tonight’s flick is an unlikely choice for two reasons: the video was featured on Colossal, which means it already has extensive exposure, and it has nothing to do with paper, or books, and only a tenuous relationship with animation. It … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Van Gogh – Challenging the ‘Tortured Genius’ Myth

It was Mental Health Week in Canada last week. This is Mental Health Awareness Week in Britain, and it is Mental Health Month in the USA. Tonight’s flick, produced for the Tate Gallery, examines attitudes relating to mental health and … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Forest Dreams

Tonight’s flick has a short accompanying statement on Vimeo from the animators. Forest Dreams is a collaborative noncommercial project of two artists – Victoria Samoilova and Yaroslav Primachenko. It is our declaration of love to the animated films with their … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Relationshapes

Today’s flick is an entertaining portrayal of a number of human interactions. Using simple shapes and a variety of styles, animator Nerdo portrays some basic aspects of relationships.     You might spend part of the weekend considering what simple … Continue reading

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A Celebratory Paper Toy

Sometime last Sunday afternoon, this blog reached 100,000 views. While that may not be an impressive number to some, it was quite exciting for me. In celebration, I decided to give away one of the paper toys I designed last … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Table Dance

Today’s short video features stop-motion animation and dancing doilies. It is the work of Saskatchewan artist Lindsay Arnold.     You might want to spend part of your weekend checking out her other videos, or looking at some of her … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Trepō – Zoetrope Pottery

I haven’t shown a zoetrope video for a while. Today’s flick features the work of ceramic artist Kenny Sing who decorates platters with designs that become animations when the piece is rotated at the correct speed.     If you … Continue reading

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