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Reza Dolatabadi’s Khoda: 6000+ Paintings

Every frame of an animated film is a different work of art because somebody had to make that grimce, or eyeblink, or reaction shot…or the frame that leads into one of those things. I think about the time and effort it takes to create anything animated and think I was pretty sane to go into moving words around on paper. Still, I have a lot of respect for the sort of mad genius it takes to do animation.

And here we’ve got a particularly mental case: Reza Dolatabadi, who decided to animate a film comprised of full-on paintings and spent two years creating over six thousand of them. Total headcase. Still, the results are fascinating:

Direct link for the feedreaders.

Found via Drawn. Check out Reza’s official site here.


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  • Sweet – thanks for sharing! Liked the “Octo-Dancing” short on his own site, too. Going to surf around to see if I can find more info on the size of the paintings used in this work, and what programs he used to string them into a film.