Animation Praxinoscope

19 Feb

Ani-what? The kids pulled this off the shelf on this morning and we played with it for a LONG time. The principal is similar to the flip-book animations that we would make as kids. On a circular piece of paper, there are sequential images that differ only slightly from the one before such that the image appears to move when the wheel is spun rapidly. The image is viewed through a square window that is aimed at the image’s reflection in the mirrored piece above.




Sadie then made her own- an animation of a bouncing ball.


Posted by on February 19, 2009 in Uncategorized


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6 responses to “Animation Praxinoscope

  1. Christa

    February 20, 2009 at 4:56 pm

    Wow, interesting…

  2. Mike

    March 2, 2009 at 1:31 pm

    Just passing by.Btw, you website have great content!

    Don’t pay for your electricity any longer…
    Instead, the power company will pay YOU!

  3. Jess Niles

    March 2, 2009 at 7:07 pm

    Ani-huh? Still don’t get it…

  4. Joe

    March 6, 2009 at 11:42 am

    Hey, interested in the company that made this, do you know it, or the shop that featured it? thanks.

  5. Animated Emoticons

    May 3, 2009 at 7:02 am

    Blogs like this are why I use the internet.


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