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3D printed nail art animates with stop motion

Using a real hand and a Japanese motif, Director Mizuki Kawano teamed up with experimental manicurist Hatsuki Furutani to create this stop motion animated short: Transforming.

In this behind-the-scenes footage, you can see how the filmmakers painstakingly designed, printed, organized, and shot each image with these 521 custom 3D printed nails, complete with daruma dolls, origami cranes, koi fish, and more:

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via The Verge.

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