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I alwyas find gold when I browse through vimeo and today was no exception when I landed on a “Vimeo Staff Pick”. I sat back and watched an amazing stop motion animation called Shugo Tokumaru by Kijek / Adamski.

Stop Motion Masterpiece Shugo Tokumaru by Kijek and Adamksi

It’s always amazes me how much time animators and illustrators take to perfect their project and this piece definitely had to take lots of time and a whole lot more of patience. They created 2000 silhouettes from PVC plates by using a computer controlled cutter…but have a look at the “Making of” video to see how they did it, definitely worth a watch!

Shugo Tokumaru / Katachi

Making of Shugo Tokumaru

List of cast,creators and others

Director, Concept, Animation – Kijek/Adamski
Production – Katarzyna Rup / Ab Film Production
Cast – Artur Cetnarowski
Gaffer – Heliograf, Blitz
Studio set – PlumArt Marcin “Śliwa” Śliwiński, Arek Szot, Joanna Kijek
PVC cutting – Dawid Krzyżanowski/ My-Art
Thanks – Studio Las, Paweł Reyman

To see more of his work you can follow these two links:

Ruan Smit

Written by Ruan Smit

Ruan Smit started Pixelsmithstudios with the vision of creating a new design orientated environment of sharing, learning and expertise development amongst local Animators,Illustrators,Game Developers and VFX artists in South Africa.