Animation: Rotoscoping Muybridge

Centaurs! Burger King! Mondrian!

Carnegie Mellon University professor Paolo Pedercini asked his animation students to reimagine an 1870s iconic film footage by Eadweard Muybridge of a galloping horse. Using a technique called rotoscoping which involves an animator painstakingly tracing over film footage frame by frame, the students did not disappoint.

[Vimeo] [Via Zalman Stern]

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