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Impossible motion illusions

Kokichi Sugihara at Meiji University in Kawasaki, Japan, has been using computer software to bring impossible drawings to life. The video above shows some of the objects he has made moving in ways that appear to d...

Sesame Workshop stop motion paper animations by Studio Nos

Created by Matthew Amonson and Jeremy Bronson of Studio Nos for Sesame Workshop, this film about an apple tree uses paper in a subtle and lovely way. They’ve created a few of these stop m...

Østersøen (Ödland, Sankta Lucia)

This beautiful video by Ödland was directed by Vincent Pianina and Lorenzo Papace for music written and recorded by Papace. It’s all made with paper, light and so many beautifully-crafted images. There ...

Portland TEDx: How to use a paper towel

At a Portland TEDx event, Oregonian Joe Smith demonstrates how to use a paper towel, and moreover, demonstrates how easy it is to be mindful. Everyone should see this! via Kottke.

Classic Sesame Street: Old paper, new paper

Not only does this classic Sesame Street short explain paper recycling in a relatable way, but it’s always great when the music is unique to the video rather than catering to popular m...

Origami Stop Motion by Sipho Mabona

Remember those origami examples and how tos? Here’s a simple but illuminating stop motion animation of a car being made out of one sheet of newsprint to help visualize some more complex...

Origami: Tavin15‘s Flapping Bird

Ready to fold some origami?! Tavin15's origami tutorials stand out on YouTube as a good mix of simple, clear and fun after folding. Above, a flapping bird. There’s also the classic (p...

A clip from Between the Folds, a film about Origami

Origami may seem an unlikely medium for understanding and explaining the world. But around the globe, several fine artists and theoretical scientists are abandoning more conventional career...

The Möbius strip

One of the most famous surfaces in mathematics, the Möbius strip can be constructed by cutting a long strip of paper, putting a half twist in it, and gluing the ends of the strip togethe...

Matthew Shlian: cut out flipbook

A flip book video by paper engineer, TEDx speaker, and artist Matt Shlian, who also makes paper sculptures and videos of his intricate flip books and small paper installations. A few favorites are here, here and (don...

Thaumatropes

The thaumatrope is among the simplest of the “persistence of vision” toys that were introduced in the early 19th century. In its basic form it is a card with a different picture on each surface and str...

Rob Ryan’s intricate paper cutting illustrations

London-based artist Rob Ryan introduces his intricate paper cutting illustrations in this lovely Handmade Portrait video from Etsy TV. Artist Rob Ryan‘s studio is located in a cozy nook ...

How to wrap presents Japanese-style

For you last minute gift-givers out there, try wrapping the presents Japanese style! And if this video is too fast to follow (it is), here’s a whole bunch of video tutorials that are at a...

Protéigon

Protéigon (perhaps polygon + protean?), a short film by Steven Briand. via This Is Colossal.

L’école des ruisseaux

Inspired by a Hungarian poem, this beautifully-textured stop motion piece about growing up tells the story of a little girl who travels with a river to the sea. This version is in French, b...

Whale Fall (After Life of a Whale)

"When a whale dies, the story has just begun." A beautiful paper-cutout puppet illustration of the different stages of how a whale decomposes, supporting the surrounding community of organisms for 50-75 year...

Printing with a 2000lb cast-iron Kluge Letterpress machine

Big loud machines that make delicate beautiful things! Nick Sambrato introduces his 2000lb cast-iron Kluge Letterpress machine from his small print shop in Florida. Also don’t miss this letterpress primer vid th...

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