Animating with Stop Motion Pro by Mark Sawicki

By Mark Sawicki

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Once you have a picture, you will notice that when you bring up the Onion Skinning slider to the halfway point you will not see any ghosting, as the last frame taken will match the live view. When you move the truck, you will begin to see the ghosting and can once again judge your next animation position. Do not be afraid to try different positions of the Onion Skinning slider. The halfway mark may not necessarily be the right position for the image you are working with. As you learn to use the tool, you will develop your own style and working methodology.

Feet can be bolted from underneath the stage floor. Feet can be pinned to permeable floors. Magnets can also be used. Sometimes the best-intentioned tie-down schemes have drawbacks. An electromagnet tie-down scheme was used for the so-called Kineman characters for the 1954 stop motion film Hansel and Gretel: An Opera Fantasy, released by RKO. Electromagnets were placed underneath the table where they attracted the metal feet of the puppets to hold the figures in place. It has been said that during a particularly arduous shot involving many figures, the animators decided to go to lunch and the last person out hit the light switch that also happened to power the electromagnets under the table.

Click OK. Chapter 2: Animate People 3. ” When the actor acknowledges that he or she is ready, repeat step 1. 4. To create the illusion of Lucy flying through the door, all we need do is create one frame that gives a sense of her passing through. In this case, I had her wear a shirt and hat that were removed and pinned to the garage door to make it appear that half of her body went into the door. 16 You can tape or pin clothing to the wall to create a special animation frame that gives the sense that a character has gone through the wall.

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