OET Queens Introduction to Stop Motion Animation using Frames 5 July 16, 2012


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title iid/office of educational technology queens nyc doe introduction to stop motion animation with frames august 10 2011 facilitators ellen phillips ellenphillips.nycboe@gmail.com kelly gallagher kelly.gallagher15@gmail.com agenda session i 8:30-8:45 introductions housekeeping session 2 8:45 9:00 what is stop motion/cell animation an animation technique to make a physically manipulated object/image appear to move on its own the illusion of movement due to persistence of vision watch a few samples of student-created animations see tech4learning site why use animation in the classroom visual communication is a 21st century skill supports iste standards specifically creativity and innovation collaboration communication critical thinking problem solving and decision making kids of all ages love it and become more engaged with their learning session 3 9:00-10:00 project focus for the day participants will create a short animation 1-2 minutes on one of the following a moment in history media resources available at voicesinhistory.wikispaces.com an endangered animal media resources available at ewittendangeredanimals.weebly.com create a storyboard for your animation select background images select foreground images where applicable


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write dialogue and narrative to sync with images session 4 10:00 ­ 11:00 exploring frames 5 software overview of interface menu thumbnails frame list/storyboard work area tools/library timeline two audio tracks one visual track creating first frame adding background tools>fill>add image library>pics4learning>backgrounds>resize and right click to lock adding additional images/layers positioning layers create depth manipulating images moving and rotating resizing flipping shadows flash animate/animation duration creating additional frames and beginning cell animation stop motion with images instead of objects storyboard thumbnails click on frame click on clone move or change something and turn on onion skin feature changes and movements should be in small increments for the best animation result click on clone change backgrounds where applicable make sure you save every couple of frames and name your project do the math out-of-the-box setting is two frames per second adding title cards and extending view time per frame adding text adding audio and syncing to a specific frame using drawing tools shapes pencil pen layering session 5 11:00 ­ 12:50 create your animation


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find images in the frames library additional images can be drag and drop from your desktop you can add drawn images created in frames using the chroma key function to create a transparency session 6 12:50 ­ 1:00 exporting your project and collecting finished animations make button podcast web presentation for movies adobe flash gif for small animations to use on blogs wikis etc demo only uploading animations to vimeo link to screenshot tutorial on using vimeo http www.scribd.com/doc/31036395/vimeo-tutorial advanced frames 5 tools to explore with tech4learning tutorials collaboration and sharing how do you see this being used by your students in your content area session 7 1:00 1:15 shareout session 8 1:15-1:30 complete pd survey



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