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How to make a stereoscopic watercolor animation

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Artist Marija Tiurina creates stereoscopic animations from her traditionally painted watercolor illustrations. In her Stereogramos series, she transforms digital sketches into handpainted layers and then takes them back into Adobe After Effects to make them wiggle with a glitching 3D effect.

painted illustration layers
The video chronicles the painting process. She explains:

Stereoscopy is a technique for creating the illusion of depth in an image by means of stereopsis for binocular vision. Stereogram is an image that employs such a concept, and my project title is a playful cross between a Spanish word for a bouquet (of endless objects and limbs, in my case) and ‘-os’ ending that is typical to the worlds of plural female form in Lithuanian language.

Here is the effect used on a larger illustration:

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