Crochet Gromit (Photo)
Crochet creation of an anthromorphic dog character from famous claymation movies of 'Wallace and Gromit'
The texture that is derived using clay objects for stop-motion movies cannot be replicated using CGI techniques. It typically takes a day to shoot a second of the film. The crochet dog, took several days to knit. Interestingly enough, in the field of mathematics Crochet is being used to study hyperbolic planes. Its a craft form that has become a trend these days. Apps such as 'ravulous or wooly' let you share your creations and find patterns easily.
A fun weekend project could be to use crochet knit characters in an animation movie of your own. Try Animate It.