Archive for February, 2013

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A Child’s Wisdom for Starting New Chapters (Creative or Otherwise) in Life: The Scared is Scared

“I asked a six year old what my movie should be about, and this is what he told me.”
Bianca Giaever

Via Open Culture

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How to Make a Great Stop Motion Animation

To make the following stop motion animation all you need is:

  • 382 Moleskine notebooks
  • days of painstaking, focused, boring, labor
  • a camera dolly
  • a green screen
  • a live cat and mouse
  • and lots of creativity

These are the primary elements of Dutch “graphic motion designer” Rogier Wieland’s “A Year in Full Colour

The Finished Product

The Making of…

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The Art of Making a Flamenco Guitar

The Flamenco guitar grew up in Andalusia, the major province in southern Spain, where it became integral to the culture during the 19th century. The modern flamenco guitar (a first cousin of the modern classical guitar) is typically made with two of three woods — spruce on the top, and cypress or sycamore on the back and sides. When put in the hands of the right luthier, the guitar can become a thing of beauty.

Via Open Culture

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This Is How Your Brain Works

There’s fast thinking and there’s slow thinking, and if your consciousness mistakes one system for the other, you might come to the wrong conclusions. Still, if we didn’t use fast thinking, we’d waste an awful lot of time figuring out the world around us. AsapSCIENCE quickly explains the difference between the two.

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Understand Music


Music is a good thing. But what we did not know until we started with the research for this piece: Music is also a pretty damn complex thing. This experimental animation is about the attempt to understand all the parts and bits of it. Have a look. You might agree with our conclusion!

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Bobcat Goldthwaite commencement address: don’t be afraid to quit, success is overrated

Bobcat Goldthwaite’s 2009 Commencement address to Hampshire College, in which he exhorts his listeners to abandon success and never stop quitting (and then he says that doing this made him happy and successful)

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