Bring animation to the next level

The best introduction I found so far which helps beginners to get on the next level of animation: analyzing movement in very clear and entertaining clips

Also, the famous book by Richard Williams, generations of animators used for learning, is now available as an animated app for ipad, introdcution & link to app here.

Do you have a link to recommend on the topic? Suggestions welcome

 

Apps for tablets in art lessons

(this list is made for Ipad use mainly –  send me your favourites)

Photo Comic

create photo comics stories – this app has a simple and clear user interface, therefore perfect for the classroom: Comics by seedling (for ipad)

Android Comic apps: 

Comica – Comics and Cartoon Maker von Game Brain

excellent, but  1,39 Euro (free version is full of ads and has very limited functions).

Comic Strip! – Cartoon & Comic Maker by Roundwood Studios. Free version with simple tools.

Comic Maker by Tara Valdez. Free version, just very basic functions.

 

Photo Editing

Snapseed (free version)

Effects: Pixaloop (limited free functions) , Glichté (0,99 cent)

 

Drawing & Painting

best using apple pencil

all three examples have excellent free versions

Procreate

SketchBook 

Sketches (Tayasui.com)

Animation

(this list is for ipad. What are your suggestions for android?)

StopMotion Studio (free)

SketchBook Motion (limited free use) editors choice

FlipaClip

Animation Desk 

ADClassic

Roughanimator (5,49 Euro) 

Open Toonz (Windows only!) free

See also suggestions here (not tested yet by myself)

Sound for Animation

Any suggestions? Soundboard-Apps are simple fun tools to find cartoon sound for animations for younger kids.

More apps

organize your classes: Classroom Mate by Stefan Reissl

simple, very helpful  and affordable

 

Laptop Apps – Windows & Apple

a huge list with alternatives to Adobe Cloud compiled by art academy Stuttgart  here

 

How it’s done?

“Dumb ways to die” inspired many animation artists -but how is it done? (Solution below 🙂 )

…and here you can learn to do it step by step on skillshare

Sorry, the professional level is less suitable for high school classes. But I would loooove to try it myself.