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BearAndTheHareHeaderUK department store chain John Lewis has become well-known for the high production value of their annual holiday commercials. This year’s festive ad, The Bear & the Hare, could have been produced using standard animation, but the creative team opted for a much more complex and time-consuming hybrid of hand-drawn animation converted into stop motion animation. The making-of video is almost more impressive than the actual commercial.
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Michael Mapes is a mixed-media artist from New York. By dissecting portrait photographs and compartmentalizing individual fragments within plastic bags, glass vials, magnifiers, in gelatin capsules and on insect pins, he creates intriguing pieces of art.

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