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Pixar’s Amazing Zoetrope

Posted by Hoob on January 13th, 2011
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Pixar has been known to do some pretty amazing things on film, but it turns out they can even create a little bit of magic in the real world. By taking the idea behind the oldest form of animation (The Zeotrope), they were able to craft one of the coolest pieces of 3D animated art ever made. They combined the characters of Toy Story with a strobe light and created the illusion of motion. Check it out and be prepared to have your mind blown by awesomeness.

Now, here’s a video of the Studio Ghibli “bouncing Totoro Zeotrope” that inspired Pixar:

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