Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Animating For Beginners

Guest Post: Kayla Lanphere age 12.

Animating is a fun and easy activity to do if you are bored and want to try something new. All it takes is patience and a tad of creativeness.



Animating is taking multiple images of something and putting them together to make a smooth video. There is two types of animating.

Whether it’s on paper or online both are really intriguing to do.
I prefer digital because it takes less time and it is much more simpler
without all the work of trying to keep everything organized.

Paper animating takes a lot of time to do. To animate on paper you need paper, a writing utensil, tracing paper or regular paper. All you have to do is draw a character or whatever you want to use and draw it on multiple pieces of paper only changing small things on each paper.


Digital animating is a lot different but with the same idea. I use the app FlipaClip which is a good app for beginners. Like with paper animating you will need to draw the same thing on each frame changing only a little bit throughout each frame.

Overall, animating is a fun activity to do if you are looking for a new skill to try or master. Whether it be paper animating or digital.

@funtimefoxy100

2 comments:

  1. This looks like a great app for my sister, she loves to draw. I will have to recommend this to her, she is 11

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  2. Animating seems like an amazing, fun career for kids with drawing skills. It's amazing what they can do with animation.

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