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Young Harryhausen’s – ‘Evolution of the World’ Brontosaurus Armature (1938-40)

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

This is a cool revelation, thanks to The Ray & Diana Harryhausen Foundation … After about 76 years we are finally able to examine a detailed photo of one of Ray Harryhausen’s early armatures used when he was just a young 17-18 years of age. The youthful Ray at that time, teaching himself stop motion [...]

‘Bulltherian Proboscedia’ – New giant animal species discovered

Monday, March 17th, 2014

“Lives in a remote uninhabited (by humans) island located in the most southern pacific ocean region. During daylight, its habitat is within underground caverns but at sundown, they emerge above ground into the thick amazon-like thick rain forests. Very high intelligence and so far, has evaded recent human contacts. In the forest, its running speed [...]

‘In Memoriam’ – 2014 Academy Awards

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

I have to admit, I have not watched the Oscars in many, many years. These days, I mostly do not go to the ‘theaters’ to watch the current crop of movies. I suppose it is my unconscious & indirect personal protest of today’s mainstream film products pumped out by corporate studios with their excessive [...]

Martial Arts style-dance, Stop Motion Test

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Animated by Shigeru Okada and Armature by Tetsu Kawamura

Quote from an animator, “Animation is NOT all the fancy equipment, computers, high technology, and other tools. A creative & skilled animator can breathe the Illusion of Life into whatever their chosen animation medium or style”

Posted by LIO’s Nephew

LINKS: Shigeru Okada – Tetsu [...]

X-ray vision-like – Kong puppet & armature

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

An interesting experiment by Tom Woodruff Jr. ….
Inside Kong

LINKS: Inside Kong

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