When Your Manicure Comes Alive
Jul 15, 2015
Mizuki Kawano, Yuna Takayama, Hatsuki Furutani, Ema Mutoh,Mamoru Iizuka, Takeshi Ozaki
Japanese manicure artist Hatsuki Furutani and the director Mizuki Kawano have collaborated to make a stop-motion animation that shows nail art coming to life and transforming into charming scenes. A total of 521 nails were created using a 3-D printer. Then, the production team attached the nails to the hand model and filmed frame-by-frame—in fact, this entire short film was created without using any computer graphics. For more information, visit the film's website.
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Author: Nadine Ajaka
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