Animating with Stop Motion Pro by Mark Sawicki

By Mark Sawicki

Animating with cease movement professional is accomplished, hands-on consultant to attaining expert effects with cease movement professional 7.0 software program. long gone are the times of cease movement guesswork and ready to work out the finalized results of your meticulous, hard work extensive animations. With the rush of a mouse button and the cease movement professional software program, animators have ten occasions the potential of straightforward digicam cease movement trap. Re-visualize cease movement personality activities, graph those routine and composite characters right into a ideal animations with the options and step-by-step tutorials featured in Animating with cease movement seasoned. Create expert cease movement animation instantly with certain routines on the significant other website:

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Remove your marker, photograph the door, and repeat. Needless to say, this is time consuming. 2 Remove the tape from the camera. 3 Mount the camera to a sturdy tripod. 4 If your camera and computer have an iLink or FireWire cable, you can use that connection. Another solution is to use the video out with the Stop Motion Pro Video Adapter. 5 If shooting outside, get a long extension cord for both camera and computer and make a sunshade for the monitor from a cardboard box. Mount your equipment on a roll-around table so you can easily move your setup.

Within one shot we might often vary the shooting speed if different parts of the action demanded it. 20 Choose the frames you want to hide, and then close the edit window to view your finished sequence, or you can select the Preview option to see a thumbnail playback of your edited sequence before exiting the editor. 21 The edited sequence showing Lucy vanishing into the wall. Although the pinned clothing looks odd as a single frame, it creates a convincing illusion when the sequence runs at speed.

21 Always shoot a “clean frame” with no subject that you can use to later erase the support. 20 A machinist “surface gauge” can be utilized as a movable support that is easily animated. Note that I chose to support the truck from the top to prevent the support from going over portions of the truck. Erasing supports that go over the model is more time consuming and difficult. the surface gauges before photography. In the age before digital cleanup, even the great masters of animation would accidentally leave the gauges in, and they can be seen on old releases of Fantasy Films of the 1950s.

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