THE STOP MOTION ANIMATOR'S HANDBOOKIntroduction
I've been approached three times in recent years to write a book about Stop Motion. I've turned down all requests mostly because I can't really think of anything else to add to the multi…PageTHE STOP MOTION ANIMATOR'S HANDBOOK26 LikesWALKINGHere is a simple walk test shot with a 3" Stikfas figure on Ones at 12 frames per second. Originally I thought I'd try shooting him on Ones at 24 fps but soon realized that this small 3" toy was not…PageWALKING23 LikesANIMATION BASICSBefore you start animating, I am going to go over a couple of fundamentals.
The Frame Rate is equal to the number of still frames that are shown when playing an animation for one second. 9…PageANIMATION BASICS28 LikesARMATURES10" Ball and Socket armature built by Wuchan Kim, a simple wire armature with tie downs in feet, contrasted with a 3" Stikfas toy.
Armatures are key ingredients in Stop Motion Animation.…PageARMATURES26 LikesWebster Crowell ShowreelvideoWebster Crowell Showreel4 Likes