Animation
Animation encompasses a broad range of styles and techniques. All bring the inanimate; a drawing, an object, computer pixels, to life.

 

  • Look for the interesting style characteristics-interesting shapes, patterns, textures, light and shadow, color.
  • Look for the pace and movement of the piece.
  • Look for interesting animation techniques.
  • Look for the variety of genre including surrealism, abstraction, expressionism.

To get ideas for your work you can:

  • Look at the examples below for inspiration

We will be using Flash as the main tool to do the work

Making a button demo here

 


Flas
h Animatio
n including student work

Circle Project

Swiss Army Knife with Rats and Pigeons

Robert Breer

and an artist who seems to draw inspiration from Breer

Jef Sher

William Kentridge
Artist / animator winner of the Carnegie Prize

Woodward

Ryan
Woodward



Jan Svankmajer
Czechoslovak animator extraordinaire

 

 

locusnovus

 

Curated site of
interactive art

 

Born Magazine
Curated site of
interactive art
and poetry

 


Animation World Network

Thousands of amazing animation clips

Creature Comforts

 

Matthew Ritchie

David Clark
88 Constelation

a is for apple

notsosimpleton

Ferenc Cako

oculart

Fred Stur Claymation

 

Paper Rad

 

Nathalie Lawhead

Corrie Francis

<strong><em>Neighbours</em></strong> (1952) -Norman McLaren.  NFB

Norman McLaren

NFB Canada

Feed The Head

Michel Gondry's The Science of Sleep


Patchwork Man


Koh Tec Han

Meg's Mural

Other Examples

rem

REM

     
 

Please click on and view the work of the animators above and choose one upon which to comment.
Type your comments in the form below and submit. I am looking forward to your insights and opinions!

 

Born Magazine Examples

http://www.bornmagazine.org/projects/house_fire/
http://www.bornmagazine.org/projects/outrances/
http://www.bornmagazine.org/projects/servant/born.html
http://www.bornmagazine.org/projects/zoology/
http://www.bornmagazine.org/projects/snowbound/

 

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