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…the original colour of the Eiffel Tower during its construction in 1888 was called ‘Venetian Red’ as shown in the photograph, applied in the workshop before being assembled on site. The tower has been repainted over a dozen times since in different shades ranging from a reddish brown to bronze. Due to the increased blue sensitivity of the photographic emulsion used in the image, the sky appears much lighter and washed out, but the lack of cast shadows in the photograph suggest an overcast day. Several paintings and picture postcards of the Exposition site were used as a reference for the background buildings, and the stonework of Port de la Bourdonnais on the Seine riverbank being constructed in the middle of the photograph are sampled from contemporary photographs…


the wonderful retronaut is crowdfunding this great book project right now…

m / 20-08-2016 13:23 - tags: , , , , ,  

#sorethumbs #mathematics


here we go again… the longest stop-motion piece we’ve made so far in the shortest amount of time; a complete 4 minute video clip that will go live before the US election, stay tuned…


m / 19-08-2016 08:32 - tags: , , ,  

butt x

a whacky little film and true story, from mister boonstra

m / 18-08-2016 12:42 - tags: , , , ,  



we are currently in the middle of a complicated project; to create a stop-motion film using our familiar pins & strings technique, can’t say very much about it now (as it is a bit confidential) but starting to look good, so far…


m / 18-08-2016 08:35 - tags: , , ,  

culturally backpacked

great little animation film i came across just now… by seger van wijk

m / 14-08-2016 12:34 - tags: , ,