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Nutcracker phenakistoscopes

Nutcracker phenakistoscopes

Part of a Christmas community project based on the Nutcracker story, involving all sorts of old animation techniques. I created two phenakistoscopes which, when spun fast and viewed through narrow slits, create the illusion of movement (albeit a bit blurry).

Nutcracker

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Nutcracker toy

I created templates for children to create their own moving Nutcrackers and Sugarplum Fairies ready for the festive season. When it came to colouring them, the children beat me hands down with their resplendent decorations (sadly I don't have any pictures of their creations).

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