Graphic designer Johnny Kelly’s animations are rad. The above-pictured stop motion papercraft ode to the life cycle is entitled The Seed and was funded by Adobe. Why is this not on Sesame Street? It seems like just the type of arresting, unusual animation that would provoke a lifetime of unconscious aesthetic influences for children who come across it on PBS.
Also check out his 2007 graduation film from the animation program at the Royal College of Art, “Procrastination.” It’s funny because it’s true– and if you’re watching it, you’re probably procrastinating too!