Pasta with Red Sauce, a felted stop-motion animation

The Kid Should See This

How do you cook a pasta dinner? Stop motion animator, director, and fiber artist Andrea Love makes the meal look simple to cook up with this felted wool stop-motion animation: Pasta with Red Sauce.

making pasta - andrea love
pasta and red sauce - andrea animates
This Instagram video demonstrates how she creates these tiny creations by felting bits of wool into shape. Felting interweaves wool fibers by tangling them together with a barbed felting needle. Love makes them more sturdy and flexible with a structural wire tucked into their centers. Watch:

Plus, see more of her fiber artistry at @AndreaAnimates on Instagram, including this felted breakfast animation with eggs, coffee, and toast. Listen closely to the sound effects, too.

If you’d like to try felting, we first learned how with the Klutz Felted Friends and Woolbuddy craft kits, via Amazon. Related how-to reading: Woolbuddies: 20 Irresistibly Simple Needle Felting Projects and Little Needle-Felt Animals: 30 Cute and Easy-to-Make Friends.

Watch more stop-motion food videos on TKSST:
• Bottle Cap Apple Pie – The Tiny Chef Show
• Isle of Dogs’ stop-motion sushi-making scene
• Submarine Sandwich & Western Spaghetti – Stop motion by PES
• Stop-motion meals made with unusual ingredients

Bonus: Doro Ottermann’s Magic Artbox Animations.

h/t Laughing Squid.

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