The Kid Should See This

Matthew Shlian’s flipbook & paper installations

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 and here, shown below:



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