Lots of motion in the non-digital world can inspire digital visuals. (Hey, that pretty much sums up all digital photography and videography, eh?) Keeping with this theme, I’m really taken by the flipbook work featured by my friend Bre Pettis at Etsy.com’s online magazine:

The Flipbooks of Etsy: Motion Picture Objects [The Storque]

Bre has interviews with the various makers, some of the talent on online marketplace Etsy.com, and even a dose of the philosophy and technique of creating them.

Properly shot, the flipbook effect looks really lovely on video. (I’ve also done a piece that involved scanning index card notebooks, but shooting them directly is much nicer.) If you’re interested in making some of your own, Bre also includes this tutorial: