Let's get animated! Included in this appealing boxed set is everything you need to create a stop-motion movie using your cell phone or digital camera.
Do you know how to build a storyboard? Design a character? What does the action of "squash and stretch" have to do with making animation look realistic? From hand-drawn sequences to 3-D models, from lighting a set to using a variety of camera shots, Animation Studio offers expert tips to help kids transform a series of still images into an original animated movie. Its special features include: A mini stage set A press-out puppet monster with movable parts Press-out props Storyboard samples and sheets An engaging animation handbook
Hardcover | $19.99
Published by Candlewick Sep 10, 2013| 32 Pages| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780763667016
The kit includes a fold-out stage, props, sets and storyboards, all with irresistible artwork, plus some cool tools from animation history: a zoetrope drum and a thaumatrope. The colorful handbook gives storytelling tips, advice on editing and complete how-tos. —BookPage Children’s Corner
An ideal Christmas gift for creative children…fabulous —Bath Magazine
A beautifully illustrated animation set —The Independent (UK)