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How To Create A Stop Motion Animation Video


Stop motion animation involves basic photography and great skills of visualisation. With this technique, you can create simple animations that will surely fascinate your child. And for greater entertainment, involve your child in the making process. 

While the process of making a stop motion video is easy and interesting, it does require little patience. Here's a step-by-step breakdown of the process.

  1. Take a picture of an object in the starting position. Move the object inch by inch till you take it to its final destination, taking a photo at each stop.
  2. Download pictures to your computer. Next, upload them to a movie editing software like iMovie or Windows Movie Maker.
  3. Animate the movie by setting the time for each photo - say 3 frames a photo (about 10 photos a second).
  4. Add music to your movie and your movie is ready.

Check the following ClipBook to watch a simple stop motion animation video we have made just for you. Also, flip through the pages to find tutorials on how to make different kinds of stop motion videos.

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