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activity1.4 Flip books : back to basics

 

As a young child you may have made your own flipbooks and optical toys. They may seem basic, but making a low tech' animation like a flip book for one of Muybridge's series of Animals in Motion will give you a valuable foundation in many of the concepts you need to understand when planning your digital animation for the web.

flipbooksDivide into three groups for an optical experiment. Your teacher should print out 6 copies of the Galloping Horse sequence onto thin card.

For more information about Eadweard Mubridge visit the Kingston Museum's Muybridge site:
http://www.kingston.gov.uk/leisure/museums/muybridge_collection.htm

pin Galloping Horse - picture sequence

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