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Video of the Week

Evolution!

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Video of the Week #32 March 1st, 2012

From: An Evolution Animation Unlike Any You ve Seen Before by Carin Bondar at PsiVid.

Source: Tyler Rhodes

Tyler Rhodes, a student in the animation program at Virginia Commonwealth University, wanted to create an evolution animation that wasn t simply linear, but instead represented the true tree-like process. So he enlisted the help of elementary school students and involved them in a type of game. They made sketches based on one original sketch, and allowed the resulting diversity to dictate survival of the fittest to future generations. For a detailed explanation of the process, see Carin Bondar’s post.

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