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The Stairway: Is it a portal?


portal [ pawr-tl, pohr- ] 1
  1. a door, gate, or entrance, especially one of imposing appearance, as to a palace

  2. an iron or steel bent for bracing a framed structure, having curved braces between the vertical members and a horizontal member at the top.

  3. an entrance to a tunnel or mine.

stairway [ stair-wey ] 2
  1. a passageway from one level, as of a building, to another by a series of stairs; staircase.

"Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it's in my basement... let me go upstairs and check." M. S. Escher


From one to another, from a to b. What if a portal is a gate for another level. Is a portal different than a stairway now? What happens when you climb the stairway, through the portal for downstairs? Do you go upstairs or downstairs?
  1. Creating a portal

  2. Creating the stairs to fit in the portal

  3. Animating scene to make them whole




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