Re: computer art and animation
- I teach animation and media arts for a program called Adobe Youth Voices. We recently started a website called Adobe Youth Voices Essentials http://essentials.youthvoices.adobe.com/ where teachers can download lesson plans related to about 5 different media topics. We have sample work and 12 weeks of lessons for each unit. It's free but you have to sign up. Please check it out. I created a good how to handout on Stop Motion Animation.Let me know if you have animation questions, I love teaching stop motion. There's lots of good sample work on the Adobe Youth Voices gallery. Here's a favorite that I worked on with an elementary class last year, it'll brighten your day guaranteed: http://youthvoices.adobe.com/youth-media-gallery/media/214Best,marisahere are some programs that allow you to do animation:Mac and PCPremiere Elements is an affordable, entry-level editing software that includes a built-in stop motionanimation program. (Price approx $65).Scratch is a free programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories,animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web. Scratch works on a Mac or aPC and was developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. http://scratch.mit.edu/MaciStopMotion for Mac costs $49 (education price) and is available from www.boinx.comFrameByFrame is a simple and very decent freeware stop motion program for Macs. It even has onion-skinning!You can also use a digital still camera to create simple stop motion using iPhoto and iMovie (both ofwhich come standard on all Macs). There aren't as many options available, but it's free! Here's a tutorial:PCHelium Frog is a freeware stop motion program for PC's and is available for download here:
- Dear all,
A Painting of Encouragement to Japan.
Enjoy the videos and I hope Mt. Fuji can brighten your day.
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