Before starting on my task I have had a look into the first parts of animation and how they were made.
1878 Eadweard Muybridge
1878: Photographer Eadweard Muybridge uses high-speed stop-motion photography to capture a horse’s motion. The photos prove that the horse has all four feet in the air during some parts of its stride. The shots settle an old argument … and start a new medium and industry.