Intro This week I took on digital interface motion. WTH? It’s how the back button appears on your iPad version of Safari when you scroll up. Reading Chapter Nine: Animate! Liz Blazer finishes up the book Animated Storytelling with a bit of practical advice for the fledgeling animator, “don’t be the fool who has to… Continue reading Motion Across Media VI: Interface Motion
Intro: This week I learned how to animate a logo. Animated logos, or Logo Stingers, can be used to create a more dynamic, memorable logo than a still image. Reading Chapter Eight: Technique Chapter 8 of Animated Storytelling deals with the importance of finding the correct technique to tell your story. Liz Blazer urges animators… Continue reading Motion Across Media Module V: Motion for Promotion
Do you know what you get when you cross perfectionism with having a poor understanding of how long things take? Several meltdowns while trying to edit a stop motion project! For some reason I had it in my head that most of the work would be completed in the pre-production and production portion of this… Continue reading Motion Across Media Module IV: Stop Motion 2
I’ve been in love with stop motion for as long as I can remember – claymation to be specific. When I was four years old, I watched the original 1964 version of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer every day for the better part of a year. It’s still my favorite Christmas movie… next to another… Continue reading Motion Across Media Module III: Stop Motion 1
Have you ever seen those cool images on social media in which most of the frame is a still photo except one part that is moving, like the water or clouds? That’s called a cinemagraph and this week I discovered that they are deceptively difficult to do well. Reading This week’s chapters in Animated Storytelling… Continue reading Motion Across Media Module II: Mixing Motion
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