A Hairy Movie

Ballpoint Barber

Two years ago, Peter Simon directed a stop-motion video called “Trim,” which showed a bald man becoming hairy in 38 seconds. Now working with the same model named Tom Offer-Westort, his newest film includes someone holding a pen who touches Westort’s head and face to magically add hair. It is similar to the first movie, but this one is better executed and more interesting to watch.

See also: The making of “Ballpoint Barber.”

Additional credits:
Haircut and Hand Model by Abby Simon
Music by Paul Otteson
Ballpoint barber 2
Film stills © Peter Simon

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Adriana de Barros

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September 12, 2013 Photography Stop Motion Video