Watch “Freckle”, an animated music video created using over 19,000 hand-created velcro dots…

Freckle is a music video created by visual artist and computational biologist Mike Cantor, with music by Brandon Patton, bass player for MC Frontalot. The video employs an original stop-animation technique which Cantor calls ‘Velcro rotoscoping’: thousands of colorful velcro dots are arrayed like pixels onto a grid, photographed, and then superimposed one frame at a time onto live-action video:

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Watch a stop-motion animated squid turning things blue:

Darcy Prendergast and Seamus Spilsbury created this nice animation for “Time To Go” by Wax Tailor and Aloe Blacc. It’s so well done that it looks like parts of it were CG, but Darcy assures it’s all stop-motion. The crochetted creature’s little adventure was shot over the course of three and a half months (six days a week, 12-hour days).

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