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Bubbles, a short Crictor contraption film

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Can things found around the house be transformed into a machine that blows bubbles? This upside-down oscillating fan takes on an additional function—raising and lowering a bubble wand of sorts—in this short film by Zita Bernet and Rafael Sommerhalder of Zurich-based animation studio Crictor: Bubbles.

A metal hanger, clamps and a clothespin, a metal can, wires, string, a scrap circle of metal, a heavy-duty ratchet strap, and a familiar-looking heavy base complete the DIY bubble-blowing contraption.

Previously from Crictor: Popcorn and Hurrah.

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• How to make an inverted bubble

Bonus: The Tenant (O Inquilino): The journey of a soap bubble.

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