Snake Dancer

Now she’s on a transparent background and a 48-frame cycle, and blinks!

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Same on a black background:Snake_Dancer_17Previous version here.

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26 Goddesses

I’ve been painstakingly hand-removing backgrounds from photos in GIMP, so I can use them in Moho.Goddesses_ancient2_4

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Queen of the Night

 

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Here’s my collection:

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More Night Than Day

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Happy Winter Solstice!

Queen of Heaven

I’m going through some old Flash files on my old computer, in hopes of rebuilding some things in Moho. Here’s a gif of my old Queen of Heaven. I had to halve the frame rate and condense the action to get it under my WordPress blog’s 2MB limit. You can see more of Her in The Golden Calf (Return of the Goddess).

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Goat Cherubs

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Our Father’s Kids.

Jewish Cherub

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Arms by Raphael. Wings by Dürer. Head by Isidor Kaufmann.

Raphaelite Cherub

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Child by Raphael. Wings by Dürer.

Clouds

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God-The-Father second draft

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Still not finished, but progress happening.

God-the-Father in progress

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The final design will surely stray from this, but it’s a start.

Crown O’ God

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Goddess Dance

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Fun with negative spaces in Moho.

On the subject of “the Goddess”: some people seem to think I’m asserting a “single female creator goddess.” I’m not. I am an atheist. “The Goddess” refers not to any personal religious belief, but rather the fact that all early peoples conceived the divine as female. It doesn’t matter what region, what number of names, what language – the earliest religions were goddess-based. “The Goddess” doesn’t refer to any particular religion, but a principle of all of them.

Goddess vs. Patriarchy

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The goddess swallows all.

The Terrible Goddess

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Still working on this one.

God-Mother

God-Mother from Nina Paley on Vimeo.

Here it is, the intro/prologue to Seder-Masochism. Uploaded at 1080p instead of 4K because I’m sure I’ll fuss with it still.

It is by far the slowest-paced thing I’ve ever animated. Be patient. Best at full screen.

Animated in Moho Pro.

Stills:

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