Watch Hitchcock's Shower Scene, Filmed Using a Paper Set

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Photo via Davy and Kristin McGuire/ on Flickr

Using paper sets, dramatic lighting, and highly focused projection mapping, multimedia artists Davy and Kristin McGuire recreated the infamous Bates Motel—and even more infamous shower scene therein—from Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 horror flick Psycho. Rendered in a painstakingly detailed 3D model, the minuscule architectural marvel was designed and constructed to let light pour in and out of each room. The whole set, which includes a forest of naked trees, a picket fence, a telephone booth, and a sedan, is fairly tiny; at only a few cubic feet, it's much smaller than, say, other cardboard scenes. It's so transportable, in fact, that the whole shebang is available for purchase. Find another photo and a making-of video below.

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Photo via Davy and Kristin McGuire/ on Flickr

Psycho - Homage to Hitchcock from Davy and Kristin McGuire on Vimeo.

· Homage to Hitchcock, A Paper Craft Theatrical Installation [Laughing Squid]
· Psycho - Homage to Hitchcock [Vimeo]
· Here Now, Staggering Cityscapes Made From Cardboard [Curbed National]

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