Beginner's Guide to Animation
Beginner's Guide to Animation
Beginner's Guide to Animation
Mary Murphy
Got a digital camera, basic software, and a computer? You€™re good to go!€¢ A complete toolbox for creating 2D and stop-motion movies€¢ Includes ready-to-scan templates plus tips, shortcuts, and more€¢ Great for YouTube fans and everyone who loves animated moviesTo beginners, making an animated movie can seem like voodoo magic. And in fact, until recently, animation was expensive and time-consuming. But now, now, with the help of Beginner€™s Guide to Animation, anyone can make animated movies, using a digital camera, basic software, and a computer. The book begins with an illustrated guide to setting up a simple animation studio at home, including a list of essential items. Then new animators hit the ground running with six innovative, instructive projects designed to develop technical skills and explore the potential of animation. A full collection of scannable templates make it even easier to ge

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  • Educational
  • Nonfiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Do you want to learn about animation? The Beginner's Guide to Animation has everything you need to know to start making animated features. Animation is basically the manner in how movement occurs; you have to move, modify, or replace an object, and then record a frame. By doing this many times you will create a visual appearance of the item moving. The first section contains a plethora of information on tools and all the technology you need to start. Part two explains how to use sand, pixilation, 2D animation, and more in creating a short film.

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