Reddit user Stupot McDoodle made clever software that could turn any GIF into a flip book by turning the frames of a GIF into easy-to-put-together squares that could be printed on paper. It’s a fun project—I mean, turning a bit of the internet into a physical object is weird and silly, but what’s even more fun is to…
Netflix’s new 80s sci-fi tribute series Stranger Things is excellent. It’s got the love and adulation of critics and fans alike, including “The Flippist” artist Ben Zurawski. In fact, after binge-watching all eight episodes of the Netflix show last week, Zurawski created a cute flipbook all about the young heroes.
Handing someone a well-designed business card that's clever, even humorous, is a great way to promote yourself. But handing someone a giant poster and asking them to slice it up into 100 cards to create a flip-book animation? That all but guarantees you a spot on the unemployment line.
It may be the best thing to happen at MTV since Jesse Camp crawled back into whatever moldy hemp lair he came from: a video that tells a weird little tale about Slash and Ozzy Osbourne, by popping roughly 10 illustrated balloons per second.
No CGI. No green screen. Just some deft camera work, 760 frames of animation, and a speeding Subaru. That's how you turn a stretch of road into the world's biggest, robot spiderest flipbook. And here's how they did it:
And a party in my pants. I still have to find my pink unicorns, though. Till then, I will keep flipping this book, which makes a rainbow to appear floating in the air, without the aid of any funky pills.
If you hadn't noticed, we wrote about Asus a lot last week. The company was showing off some interesting concepts at the tradeshow CeBIT—concepts that Asus has just announced will actually be produced.
Can it get any more adorably indie than a short film portrayed on 987 Polaroids that display flipbook-style on a giant drum inside a machine called the "Process Enacted Mutoscope"? I'm thinking no. The rig is pretty cool, though-letting you control the speed of playback frame-by-frame, as you can see in the video that…