Frame-by-frame animation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OuL-V7TbqDY

 

Above is a link to a frame-by-frame animation I drew a few years ago. I used the program Manga Studio 4 to create the illustrations and then put them together with Windows Movie Maker. The animation is in no way a finished project, but it can still serve as a good example.

 

When making animation frame-by-frame, you must draw each frame only slightly different from the last. When you put them all together, professional animators show about 12 frames per second. However, the above animation was done with just one frame per second. The more simple the animation and the slower the action, the fewer frames you need to show per second.

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