Animated Alphabet Task 4

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 […]

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Flowing Grass (After Effects)

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 […]

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Animated Alphabet Task 3

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 […]

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Space Race (Adobe Flash)

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 […]

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Animated Alphabet Task 2

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 […]

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Animated Alphabet Task 1

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 […]

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