It is a fun and very creative process, and even the long work is really worth it.
Want to impress your friends on your next school project? Do you want to teach your child
how Stop motion videos are made? Here is a step to step guide into how to make a successful
stop motion film with extra tricks that will sure impress your family and your friends.
You will need:
Trickflim cam ( a great stopmotion software, highly recommanded for beginners)
img2avi (this freeware "moves" the pictures)
a web cam ( one that can change sharpness is preferred)
Some things you want to animate (I like legos)
Step 1: STEP 1 plug in your webcam
I use the logitech webcam for my stopmotion videos.
Step 2: Use trickfilm cam
it should look like this:
Ten go to the next step
Step 3: Trickfim cam step 2
If you don't all your hard work will be nothing.
Step 4: NOW start taking pictures!
Then move and take your next image.
Do it until you're satisfied.
You can put on the onion screen that will help you animate smoother.
You can delete images if you're unsure you should use the image for your stopmotion film.
Step 5: Img2avi
If you haven't download the software. Its free!
Click the folder opening icon on the top left corner, open your folder, and do shift-click
to select all pictures and import it.