Task 3 part 2
2) Create a short experimental sequence using a still camera, smartphone, or video camera which explores the technique of ‘stop-motion’ animation and/ or pixilation (animation of humans).
To start with I took a range of 59 photographs, moving the objects very slightly each time. I then used the same method as before through Photoshop to create a simple story with the use of food (ignoring the fact I was always told not to play with my food). Like I said it is very basic but not bad for a first attempt. I would like to maybe develop this GIF and include some sound and even some narration. So far the basic story line is a damsel in distress (Girl egg) who is saved by a hero (Boy egg) who live happily ever after.
Here was the outcome, Enjoy!
1) Starting from the very basics of film production technology you are invited to explore the first principles of motion picture creation and use drawing to generate a simple animated sequence.
This is my first experimentation using Photoshop and the animation process to create my own GIF, it obviously does need a lot of work but I have managed to show a cycle in the form of a face appearing and the expression shown. This was made by using 12 photographs of the pictures I had drawn with a 1 second space between each photograph.
This method can link with my research into the Zoetrope that by definition is;
“a device for giving an illusion of motion, consisting of a slitted drum that, when whirled, shows a succession of images placed opposite the slits within the drum as one moving image.”
I also tried to create a character that I might explore more at a later date, this is shown below.