Stop-Motion Animation

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Well done for persevering with your stop motion animations! Your work really brought to life the events of the Great Fire of London.

This term in Computing, Class 2 have been learning about stop-motion animation, and how it is used to create famous films like Wallace and Gromit!

To link with our history topic of the Great Fire of London, each pair created paper cutouts and backgrounds to show the fire spreading as boats sailed to safety down the River Thames. Please watch our animations below.

Our top tips for animators:
Keep the camera in exactly the same place for each frame.
Stick down the background so it stays still in the shot.
Adjust the moving parts very gradually so it the motion looks smooth.
Be patient and have fun!

Here are our short animations using the I Can Animate app:

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