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Revealing the Hidden Patterns of Birds and Insects in Motion

Feb 19, 2014 | 18 videos
Video by The Atlantic

Dennis Hlynsky, a film and animation professor at the Rhode Island School of Design, creates videos at the intersection of art and science. Hlynsky transforms ordinary footage of birds and insects into ethereal illustrations by digitally tracing the paths they travel.

To see more work from Hlynsky, visit his Vimeo channel, which features over 90 beautiful videos.

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Author: Sam Price-Waldman

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