Animation circa 30,000 BC

The cave drawings were found by archaeologist Marc Azema and French artist Florent Rivere, who suggest that Paleolithic artists who lived as long as 30,000 years ago used animation effects on cave walls, which explains the multiple heads and limbs on animals in the drawings. The images look superimposed until flickering torch-light is passed over them, giving them movement and creating a brief animation.


Researchers puzzled by the fat stick figure unable to catch the Auerochs. Appears to be saying, “D’Oh”.