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RE: clay animation


From: Alix Peshette (apeshette_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Nov 30 2001 - 14:05:35 PST

There are other forms of animation which don't need a digital camera.
Students can hand draw pictures and then scan them or draw them in a
graphics program. I had my students animate famous painting, using Paint
Shop Pro. One could also use the plain ole paint program, but it would
be harder.

-Alix Peshette

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Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2001 7:16 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Re: clay animation

In a message dated 11/27/01 2:11:51 AM Central Standard Time, writes:

<< As a first time venture, I would suggest that
 you have students animate 2-d (flat) clay figures. This eliminates the
 problem of making things stand up. It's much easier to make the small
 adjustments to figures when they are flat on a background. It also
 for the easy creation of hand drawn interesting backgrounds. >>

Thanks for this great tip - my art club may have the chance to try
the teacher offering his video camera comes through. Our state - Mo.
have a
workshop on this too - there is some kind of contest in the spring we
if we pull it off sucessfully. Catch is this teacher wants me to help
with a
variety show and that is definitely not my thing - so if I don;t give he
not give.