AFTRS Media Lab – Free media arts resources for schools. Scratch! Media Cartoon Archive - Australian Politics and Society - 2013. History of Animation Part 1. About this Collection - Origins of American Animation. Illustration + Animation Art Gallery / Est. 1984 / SoHo, NYC. Animation History, Winsor McCay, Max Fleischer. The History of Animation: Advantages and Disadvantages of the Studio System in the Production of an Art Form (by Michael Crandol) "Animation should be an art....what you fellows have done with it is making it into a trade....not an art, but a trade....bad luck .
" Thus Winsor McCay, father of the animated cartoon, pronounced the doom of the very industry he had inadvertently helped create. From 1911-21 McCay nursed animation from a simple camera trick to full blown character animation that would take 20 years to be surpassed. McCay animated his films almost single-handed; from inception to execution each cartoon was his and his alone. He took the time to make his films unique artistic visions, sometimes spending more than a year to make a single five-minute cartoon. Clay Animation. Animate Clay Site To view the .wmv movies below you will need Microsoft Media Player Student Examples The Lonely Ghost 1.2Mb .wmv file The Lonely Ghost 3Mb .mpg file The Lonely Ghost 19 Kb Word Doc Merlin 4Mb .mov file Merlin 19Kb Word Doc Seaview Downs PS curriculum focus - The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Monday Morning 5.3 Mb wmv file by Steve and Pete.
The News, Business, Technology, and Art of Animation. Animation. The bouncing ball animation (below) consists of these six frames.
This animation moves at 10 frames per second. There are some forms of animation that do not feature a rapid succession of sequential images, but these are usually not considered "true" or "full" animation. For instance, the physical movement of image parts through simple mechanics in magic lantern slides and the movement of the projector (the magic lantern) in phantasmagoria provided popular moving picture shows. Animators are artists who specialize in the creation of animation. Animation can be recorded with either analogue media, a flip book, motion picture film, video tape, digital media, including formats with animated GIF, Flash animation, and digital video. Animation methods include traditional animation, and methods that use stop motion animation of two and three-dimensional objects, paper cutouts, puppets, and clay figures.
History Cartoon. Form of two-dimensional illustrated visual art Example of a modern cartoon.
The text was excerpted by cartoonist Greg Williams from the Wikipedia article on Dr. Seuss. Fine art A cartoon (from Italian: cartone and Dutch: karton—words describing strong, heavy paper or pasteboard) is a full-size drawing made on sturdy paper as a study or modello for a painting, stained glass, or tapestry. Such cartoons often have pinpricks along the outlines of the design so that a bag of soot patted or "pounced" over a cartoon, held against the wall, would leave black dots on the plaster ("pouncing"). Print media Cartoons can be divided into gag cartoons, which include editorial cartoons, and comic strips.
Political cartoons Political cartoons are like illustrated editorial that serve visual commentaries on political events. Comic Books Are Still Made By Men, For Men And About Men. To say the comic book industry has a slight gender skew is like saying Superman is kind of strong.
Comic books — much like the film industry they now fuel — vastly under-represent women. The people who write comic books, particularly for major publishers, are overwhelmingly men. The artists who draw them are, too. The characters within them are also disproportionately men, as are the new characters introduced each year. The big two comic publishers, DC Comics and Marvel, have taken note of this disparity and are trying to diversify their offerings. But these recent advancements don’t make up for the fact that women have been ignored in comic books for decades.
Among comic-creators, the numbers are even more discouraging. Part of this strong skew towards male comic book characters — and male writers — may be due to whom publishers have perceived their audience to be. Comics. Creative work in which pictures and text convey information such as narratives The history of comics has followed different paths in different cultures.
Scholars have posited a pre-history as far back as the Lascaux cave paintings. By the mid-20th century, comics flourished, particularly in the United States, western Europe (especially France and Belgium), and Japan. 10 Ways to Create Comics Online. Creating cartoons and comic strips can be a good way to get reluctant writers writing.
While creating comics you and your students can work through the elements of fiction in a context that is fun and familiar to them. Witty Comics provides a simple platform that students can use to create two character dialogues. To use Witty Comics students just need to select the pre-drawn background scenes and the pre-drawn characters they want to feature in their comics. Writing the dialogues is the creative element that is left to the students. Artisan Cam is more than just a comic creator, it is a comprehensive collection of online art activities.
The Super Hero Squad invites kids to create their own super hero comic strips and comic books. Pixton is a drag-and-drop cartoon creation tool which allows anyone regardless of artistic ability to create comics.