During these turbulent times, the landscape for businesses and advertising has drastically changed. Being unable to travel and visit shops due to COVID-19 has completely altered how people respond to retailers and service providers and of course, to advertisers and marketing teams around the globe too.
Stop-motion animation is a great analogue visual medium. We at A+C love the fact that it’s so tactile, and as animators and artists, there’s nothing quite like being able to work with your hands and bring characters and scenes to life on a physical set. Read More
Following our previous blog post, we wanted to talk about the more practical elements that go into creating a stop-motion animation for the coming months.
Animation festivals are and always have been a key part of the industry for professionals and fans alike. Getting your work seen is why we make films as animators and seeing new animation, networking and hearing from animators is super interesting. The perfect place to do any of this is at an animation festival.
Arguably the most important element to any stop-motion puppet is its armature. This is essentially the skeleton. It holds the puppet’s shape and allows it to stay in solid and stable positions when animating. But what are they made of? What different types of armature are there? And how have they been used throughout stop-frame history? This blog will hopefully answer these questions and give you an insight into just what animation armatures can do!