Instructables: exploring - living - art - animation - featured Sun, 5 Jul 2015 16:25:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 Blooms: Strobe-Animated Phi-Based Sculptures
Blooms: Strobe-Animated Phi-Based Sculptures - More DIY How To Projects]]> edmark This instructable demonstrates and explains blooms, a unique type of 3D-printed sculpture designed to animate when spun and lit by a strobe light (or captured by a video camera with a very fast shutter speed).What you are viewing in each of the above videos is a bloom spinning at 550 RPMs while bein...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:44:55 PDT
Mutoscope: The Hand Cranked Cinema.
Mutoscope: The Hand Cranked Cinema. - More DIY How To Projects]]> thekendall Introduction: Hello, this is my first instructable I hope you like it. Please comment at the bottom if there is something you don't understand I'll do my best to make any corrections or clarifications. This instructable will teach you how to make a hand cranked mutoscope out of simple materials. By ...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 17:20:43 PST
Super Mario Phenakistoscopic Animation
Super Mario Phenakistoscopic Animation - More DIY How To Projects]]> MFJones 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 animated them before, but for this Mario Bros. themed 'scope I wanted to use the actual sprites from the video game.  A smaller version of this could b...
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Tue, 4 Oct 2011 08:54:40 PDT
Tracing, animation, x-ray, light box under $20
Tracing, animation, x-ray, light box under $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> ihoppoet My Girlfriend is a Fashion design major working on her MFA, and she often needs to trace her sketches. She uses my animation table but it is a bit too large for her to work with, and she can’t move it around. So I decided to make her a light box. Once I had everything together, it took me less than ...
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Wed, 25 May 2011 20:37:13 PDT
Cheap light box
Cheap light box - More DIY How To Projects]]> bigtreehouse The goal was to make a light box for my students to use that didn't cost me an arm and a leg. Went to the second-hand store and found a florescent light... ($4.99 with 50% off) then noticed a suitcase/briefcase ($3.99 with 50% off). I got them both and started thinking of ways to put them together. ...
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Thu, 14 May 2009 11:09:04 PDT
Handmade Flipbook 2
Handmade Flipbook 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> jktechwriter I've made 2 more flipbooks and learned some more during the process that I want to share with those of you who might like to try this. I'm also including 2 short 10 second videos (mpeg-4) of the final 2 flipbooks.Original Flipbook: Create your...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2008 10:02:06 PDT
Handmade Flipbook
Handmade Flipbook - More DIY How To Projects]]> jktechwriter Making your own Flipbook isn't that difficult if you have the right software tools and some patience. I cannot take credit for this design, however - you can find my inspiration over at and 3 sample flipbooks by the designer.View my new flipbooks at http://www.instruct...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2008 17:36:01 PDT
Animating Multilayered Engravings
Animating Multilayered Engravings - More DIY How To Projects]]> japala Engraving/etching is nothing new but there is always room for new ideas and ways to make them look even better. Back in 2001 when I introduced engraving to the modding community with the Glowpad article (world first lighted mousepad), the basic one colored line drawings were enough to make everyone ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2008 13:24:52 PDT