Animation Techniques


Stopmotion is where objects are physically manipulated in increments, between frames so that it appears to move.

Corpse Bride, 2005:


Claymation and Stopmotion are similar, only claymation focuses on clay models that are made with a amateur

Wallace & Gromit, 1989:

|Time Lapse|

In Time Lapse animations the viewer’s sense of perception is used with the special technique, usually depicting the process of generation or the destruction of one with a range of photographs that can span anywhere from days, to months.


Pixilation uses the same techniques as Stopmotion, only it focuses on people.

The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb, 1993:


Cel Animation is short for “celluliod” which was a transparent sheet which was drawn upon  and then layered.

Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs, 1938:


Flash is animation using Adobe Flash or similar programs, usually vector-based art, in creation.


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