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An Animated Skateboard Video, Drawn With Light

Feb 24, 2015 | 831 videos
Video by Darren Pearson

Have you ever seen a skeleton ride a skateboard? Darren Pearson, a filmmaker and artist, blended stop-motion photography with light painting techniques to make this wildly inventive video, which stars a glowing skeleton man. Pearson is something of an innovator in the field of light art; his paintings are colorful, complex, and remarkably detailed. To see more of his work, visit

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Author: Chris Heller

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