Ballet Rotoscope, Animated Geometric Lines Illustrate the Graceful Movements of a Ballet Dancer

Ballerina Geometric Lines Ballet Rotoscope

Ballet Rotoscope” is a short experimental film by Masahiko Sato and EUPHRATES that very cleverly uses the foundations of rotoscoping to illustrate with animated geometric shapes and lines, the fluid and graceful movements of a ballet dancer as she performs.

Through research, we rediscovered and developed this technique from a new point of view by extracting various information, not just outline, from a live film and created experimental films since 2003. In “ballet rotoscope”, by extracting the movement of a dancing ballerina, we created a animation of locus drawn in the air, and dancing geometric figures, composed with a documentary picture.

via The Kid Should See This

Lori Dorn
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