Create impressive stop-motion animations with this all-in-one kit. Stop-motion animation is a great team-building activity that encourages problem-solving, collaboration and creativity for kids at all experience levels. Software included.See product details at demco.com
This guide introduces the key concepts of media literacy and illustrates the need for us to become better informed about mass media. Students will view and discuss examples of advertising and critically analyze an animated film.
This guide explores the history and types of animation and introduces the many forms of stop-motion animation. Students will watch examples of stop-motion and direct-on-film animation and discuss the differences between them.
This guide provides an overview of the basic equipment required for stop-motion animation. Students will learn about timing and the Three Main Principles of Animation. They will also make a flipbook and discover the Twelve Principles of Animation.
This guide outlines the important stage of "planning" and introduces the process of storyboarding and storytelling. Students will view examples of each other's work and learn the process of creating a collaborative storyboard.
This guide offers ideas to help students make 2D or 3D sets or backgrounds for their animated videos. Students will also learn about lighting techniques and critique a scene from an animated film using the elements and principles of design.
This guide introduces the process of creating clay characters. Students will learn about armatures and view examples of animated films that employ them. They will then create and build characters for their own stop-motion animation videos.