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Friday Night Flicks: My Paper Mind

This will be the last paper cutting video for a while. (No, really!) My Paper Mind is an extremely short stop motion animation by Javan Ivey. It’s a sort of animated tunnel book or 3D flip book.     Ivey … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Paper Cuts

Paper Cuts, a short film by Bradley Tangonan, is a brief glimpse into the work and thoughts of Ryan De La Hoz.     Perhaps looking at Ryan’s work will inspire you to experiment with cutting some paper this weekend.

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Friday Night Flicks: The Move

Continuing with the idea that you can make anything out of paper, tonight’s flick is a stop motion animation done with paper. Mandy Smith’s film, The Move, is a very short story about moving in Amsterdam.     The film … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: A Paper Record Player

Tonight’s flick was chosen mostly as a demonstration of a concept. I have long held that you can make anything out of paper, and here’s a working (well, manually operated) record player to help prove the point.     You … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Dreams of Flight

I have posted videos from The McGuires before: Psycho — Homage to Hitchcock in October 2014 and The Hunter in January 2015. I thought it was time to re-visit their unusual combination of paper cuts and video projection again. Tonight’s … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Tahiti Pehrson

Time for a little OCD papercutting: tonight’s flick features the work of Tahiti Pehrson.     If you have time this weekend, you might want to spend a few minutes learning more about Pehrson and his work here and here.

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Friday Night Flicks: Lotte Reiniger

March is Women’s History Month in the USA, so it seems appropriate to have a look at the work of the earliest female stop motion animator. Lotte Reiniger was an animation pioneer, and her contribution to the field is recognized … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: How To Catch A Bird

Tonight’s haunting little stop motion short was made by Vera van Wolferen as her MA in Animation graduation film at AKV St. Joost Breda.     You might want to spend part of your weekend viewing more of her videos … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Tanabata/Annie Amaya

Today is the official third anniversary of this blog and, in some parts of Japan, it is also Tanabata. Here is a short paper-cut stop-motion video from Annie Amaya which re-tells the legend of the lovers Orihime and Hikoboshi.     … Continue reading

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Progressing Sideways

I mentioned in a previous post that I have been collecting maps of places I have lived. This week I did some experimenting with book structures for the project. I want to do some stitching on the pages, so using … Continue reading

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