Phenakistiscope

by ivan321
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Instructions

Just click the green flag and watch!
Left and right arrows adjust the speed of rotation.
Up arrow centers the figures and resets the speed.
A and Z keys adjust the delay between frames.
Down arrow pauses the animation.
Space key hides all but one example.
Press C to load a new disc into the phenakistiscope.
Press V to change from from half to full view and back.

Notes and Credits

This is based on a historical animation technique described here:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phenakistiscope

Note that there's only one costume for each disc.
It's just one sprite rotating in place.

Art: Eadweard Muybridge, 1893
Music: Frederic Chopin, Minute Waltz, 1847

Shared: 3 Mar 2017 Modified: 27 Oct 2017
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