Images: 12 images in a cycle.
Format: Works should be made on paper or card of the exact size, 157mm wide x 130mm. high. The best results will be achieved if the animation within the frame, e.g. 120mm wide by 110mm high.
Due to the mirrors involved, any text will need to be mirrored to read (flip horizontally).
Download a template here as an example!
Please include this Praxinoscope Entry Form in your submission
Physical works can be sent to: Mark Zygadlo, Glenhead, Auldgirth, Dumfries, DG2 0TR.
Digital works can be sent to: email@example.com
- The quality of the animation depends on accurate registration of the imagery in the frame.
- The Praxinoscope Challenge is open to anyone! If you have never tried aniamation before, try something really simple such as a bouncing ball.
- You can submit as many animations as you like.
- Original works will be accepted by they cannot be returned to the creator.
Need some help?
Animation Guidance: Contact Ross, available via Instagram by clicking here.
Praxinoscope Technical Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Inspiration and Ideas: Check out this YouTube video
Animations will be shown initially online via Instagram [@mirrorimages_animation]. At the end of Lockdown, The Stove and the Old Mill Gallery, Palnackie will host Grand Praxinoscope Viewings where you can see your animations created in person, alongside the presentation of the OSCARS for the most popular animations.