Media Lab

Collaborative Multiplane Painting

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All animation involves layering. When we layer objects or patterns against backgrounds, it gives us the illusion of depth and motion. When we move objects on a foreground and background plane, we can create rich animated compositions! Using objects or patterns on a risen plane create depth and animated multi-layered patterns!

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