After creating all the props and costumes, out of paper, I then shot the images. The camera I used was a KODAK Digital Camera, which was placed on top of a tripod to maintain stability throughout the images. When it comes to sets I decided to shoot the animation out side a house, with a […]Read more "Animated Alphabet Task 4"
Similar to the ‘Fire Composition (After Effects) task, I had a guide to give me the basic instructions for a new tool, but I was able to alter certain layers and add extra pieces if I wanted to. The tools I used in this task, on Adobe After Effects, was CC Slant, Position and Rotate (the position and rotate tools were […]Read more "Flowing Grass (After Effects)"
The props I had to make for my animation were the three stages of Subzero’s iconic move ‘Ice Blast’ and the armour which included body armour, knee pads and face mask. All these piece were made from cutting out paper shapes and sticking them together either using double sided tape or masking tape. The coloured […]Read more "Animated Alphabet Task 3"
This short stop animation is a practice for my final stop animation piece, the only programme I used and possibly use for my final piece is Adobe After Effects. I had not used some of the tools in the practice piece so this will definitely be useful in the future. The first thing I had to […]Read more "Practice Stop Animation (After Effects)"
This was my first time using Adobe Flash before so I had no experience with this application. My task was to create an animating rocket ship, with flames coming out the engine, however as an additional task I could put it in Adobe After Effects to make it appear to be moving. Adobe Flash is commonly used to create the still […]Read more "Space Race (Adobe Flash)"
The letter that I got to plan to animate was ‘S’, this could give me a wide range of possibilities considering ‘S’ is commonly used in the English language. My original idea was to have cardboard shapes (looking like costumes/ clothing) appear on a person to make it seem that they are wearing a costume […]Read more "Animated Alphabet Task 2"
There are many different kinds of stop animation varying in size and technicality. One of the first big stop animation shows was Wallace and Gromit which was made using clay and paint. Wallace and Gromit were originally created in 1989 with their short film ‘A Grand Day Out’. Other popular stop animations include South Park […]Read more "Animated Alphabet Task 1"