Optical Illusion of the Day: Spinning Illusion of the Chocolate Zoetrope

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This zoetrope on display at the Phillip Island Chocolate Factory in Melbourne, Australia features a round wheel of chocolate bird characters that appear to come to life as the device spins.

Bicycle Wheel Zoetrope of the Day

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Bicycle Wheel Zoetrope of the Day: University College Falmouth digital animation student Tim Wheatley turns a bicycle wheel into a makeshift zoetrope aptly dubbed "the cyclotrope":

The cyclotrope is a cycle of 18 images that is spun at a certain speed so that the frame rate of the camera filming it gives the illusion of animation.

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Lights Out

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Lights Out: Scottish animation scientist Graeme Hawkin applies projection mapping to a spinning 3-D model of sine waves to form a mesmerizing 3-D zoetrope.

Process shots and additional info can be found here.

Music: Battles - "IPT2"

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