Guided Reading Level: TGrade Level Equivalent: 5
Learn 10 key skills to create your own 2-D and 3-D animations!
In this new addition to the Super Skills series, children will master animation in 10 easy lessons! A professional animator teaches children 10 key skills to start creating their own 2-D and 3-D animations. Each stage is fully illustrated with step-by-step illustrations and photographs, from learning how to make a simple flip book to crafting a stop-motion film of their own claymation creations. With professional tips and practical techniques, this book helps young readers become expert animators in no time. From planning what to animate and storyboarding to working with special effects and cameras, this book leads the way.
Will Bishop-Stephens is a freelance animation director and writer as well as a lecturer at the University of East London and previously at the Royal College of Art. He's worked on a number of animation projects and had work shown at several international film festivals. Will has more than 14 years' experience leading animation workshops for children and beginning animators.