FlipBooKit: A New DIY Mechanical Flipbook Kit

In 2011 kinetic artists Mark Rosen and Wendy Marvel created a series of wonderful mechanical flipbooks based on the work of Eadweard Muybridge, the guy responsible for pioneering photographic studies of motion. After touring a few art galleries and making a well-received appearance at the 2012 Maker Faire the duo teamed up with manufacturing designer Steven Goldstein to create kits that you and I can use to create nostalgic moving pictures of our own design. And all of this is taking place on Kickstarter. With a goal of raising $5000 and still 26 days to go, they now have close to 500 supporters and currently have $28K to play with!

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