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Sometimes, the process of making a stop motion animated film is a bit like being locked in a deadly struggle with a fearsome sea serpent, only to look into its face and recognize yourself. This blog is for anyone who has battled a 12-inch tall monster of their own and discovered a worthy adversary and a beautiful friendship.

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Thursday, 17 March 2011

Thorvald's Hands

No, this is not a gruesome scene from the film...although yes, these are Thorvald's detached hands floating in a bowl of boiling water. They are made of twisted aluminum wire and coated in plastic shrink tubing, which shrinks only when placed in boiling water. Hence the barbarity...