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Galloping griffin-- and it's quilted!|
I find it obsessively fascinating.
By Nina Paley
This is part of why you should page back through her blog.
Paley is also the creator of Sita Sings the Blues, an animated movie about love, loss, unending visual whimsey, Indian mythology and it's variations, and The Last Straw.
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That griffin looks like it has four wings. The animation also looks like it's based on a pre-photography idea of a gallop.
On the theory that a cat running would be a good analog for a griffin running, I looked up Eadweard Muybridge's cat motion study
, but it really isn't long enough to give you a good sense of what sustained running looks like in a cat, so here's a video of a cat running up someone's driveway for comparison:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYom2wVDEiM