We’ve been exploring the wonderful Website today after being drawn in by their description of “strata cut” animation.

Dubbed ‘insanimation’ by practitioner David Daniels, here are some examples collected up in a video:

For more information watch this extensive interview with Daniels with a series of 5 demo videos at the end, and Daniels has put together some great how-to information on his Website at

Lastly back to Its author has made many stop-mo armatures – including dinosaurs for Jurassic Park and alien insects for Starship Troopers – and his site is an Aladdin’s Cave of information and inspiration.