The visual animation is achieved in person by using precisely timed strobes. (Learn more about this effect in Pixar’s Zoetrope and how animation works.) To capture the effect on video, the carousel rotation speed was set to complement the camera FPS.
And here’s a 2021 close-up of the 4-Mation frog zoetrope shown in the video above: Forever Jumping Frogs 2.
Watch more incredible zoetropes next:
• Embroidered zoetrope animations
• Animated chocolate cake zoetropes
• Experimental animation meets pottery
• Creating The Never-Ending Bloom: John Edmark’s spiral geometries.
via The Awesomer.