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Sandimation

moving sand sculptures
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Sand sculptures are amazing, but they don't do much except to sit around in one place. I therefore propose an extension to the process which requires the constructed figures to deliver some movements. This is best acheived through a stop-frame animation process.

At eighteen frames per second, this will require the sand sculpture figures to be laboriously rebuilt many times, so the process of generating a few minutes of animation could take several years of total dedication, but just think of the brilliant results.

xenzag, Jan 17 2023

A Story in Sand - stop motion sand animation https://www.youtube...watch?v=0uxEf-_rzlI
[a1, Jan 17 2023]

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-wg75lQm2d8 Claymation/stop frame [xenzag, Jan 18 2023]

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       [+] It's been done in 2D (link) but 3D would be cooler.
a1, Jan 17 2023
  

       Hmmm. I'll get back to ya.
blissmiss, Jan 17 2023
  

       yeah, because 3D stop-frame animation just isn't difficult enough.
Loris, Jan 18 2023
  

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       //yeah, because 3D stop-frame animation just isn't difficult enough.// - the clue is in the title of the name of the website - ie halfbakery
xenzag, Jan 18 2023
  

       See link for a short segment of Jan Švankmajer's most totally excellent stop frame perfection.
xenzag, Jan 18 2023
  

       [+] for the most eponymously-named invention today!
Sgt Teacup, Jan 19 2023
  
      
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