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Blu: epic stop motion animation and street canvases

September 13, 2014

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Stop motion animation is the driving force behind the career of British animator Nick Park and his Oscar-winning Aardman Animations. It is also one of the easiest forms of animation to learn and an excellent way to teach people about the craft. Aardman used ‘claymation’ and modelling clay to tell its stories about Wallace and […]

Augmented reality and projection mapping for beginners

September 2, 2014

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Augmented reality (AR) has been such a slow-build that it feels like it has been around forever. Smartphone technology has been on the brink of bringing commercial AR technology to the masses for the past three or four years, without really delivering a killer app. Look for a widely-used AR application on any smartphone and […]

DIY photography: GIFs, pinhole cameras and 7 cool photo hacks

July 7, 2014

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DIY photography techniques always trump expensive equipment, whether it’s vaseline on the lens for soft focus shots or an elastic band as a substitute for a tripod. Now with maker culture in full swing the camera itself is the hack. Designing and building camera equipment used to be the preserve of big manufacturers like Sony, […]