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Project 1: Flipbook Animation

Our first project will be a simple “flipbook” animation. This is the chance for you to design a nice, short story that will give you the ability to explore your creativity while learning the basics of frame by frame animation.

Here is a copy of the assignment handout:

Here are a couple of examples from previous classes that I uploaded to my YouTube channel:

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Course Syllabus

Attached below is a copy of the course syllabus, just for reference.

Welcome!

Welcome to the Animation Class blog.  This blog will be where I will be posting handout, assignment information, as well as recordings of any demonstrations that I do in class.  It will be a very important resource for you during the class, and you will want to visit regularly.

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