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A phenakistoscope is a spinning animation toy from the 1800's. When you spin them in a mirror and look through the slits it comes to life. I've hand ...
Cut out 2 circles: You'll be cutting out 2 circles. 1 shutter spinner (cardboard, larger), and 1 animation disc (paper or cardboard, smaller) The animation disc should be ...
This is the main step of the phenakistoscope, and the most fun! I plan it out with dots and lines before I glue or draw anything. Dots are ...
Jam a pencil through the center of the shutter and animation wheels. Tape the animation down so it stays put. Spin it in a mirror. It only works ...
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