The Lego Animation Book

Author: David Pagano
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593277415
Size: 44.13 MB
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Have you ever wondered what your LEGO creations would look like on the big screen? The LEGO Animation Book will show you how to bring your models to life with stop-motion animation — no experience required! Follow step-by-step instructions to make your first animation, and then explore the entire filmmaking process, from storyboards to post-production. Along the way, you’ll learn how to: *Create special effects like explosions and flying minifigures *Convey action and emotion with your minifigure actors *Design sets for animation — make three buildings look like an entire city! *Light, frame, and capture consistent photos *Add detail and scope to your films by building in different scales *Build camera dollies and rigs out of LEGO bricks *Choose cameras, software, and other essential animation tools Dive into the world of animation and discover a whole new way to play!

Brick Flicks

Author: Sarah Herman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1629148881
Size: 10.70 MB
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Ideal choice for fans of the LEGO movie who want to try stop-motion animation in their own movies Provides practical tips on how to film using stop-motion animation Professional advice on art, lighting, effects, and more Did you love the LEGO movie? Are you inspired by Alfred Hitchcock and other professional filmmakers? Would you like to learn how to use the LEGO blocks in your house for more than building? If so, then this book is for you. From lighting to storytelling, this guide will lead you through making your own stop-motion animation films with LEGOs. You may have seen the LEGO movie. Now it’s time for you to be the director and make your own. This guide will walk you through the steps of making a LEGO movie. It covers crafting a story, cinetech, animation, and the dynamics of making your vision come to life. Become a filmmaker and learn about directing with this clever and thorough guide.

Create Crazy Stop Motion Videos

Author: Thomas Kingsley Troupe
Publisher:
ISBN: 1543540155
Size: 48.92 MB
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Do you love stop-motion animation? Try shooting a stop-motion video yourself! Learn how to plan, cast, shoot, and edit an stop-motion video. Capstone 4D videos provide extra content to help guide you on your film-making journey. It's time to put your creativity to the test. And action!

The Lego Zoo

Author: Jody Padulano
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 159327923X
Size: 56.68 MB
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A children's book that shows how to build 50 simple models of LEGO animals using only standard LEGO parts that every LEGO fan has in their collection. The LEGO Zoo book shows kids of any age how to build 50 simple animal models using only standard LEGO parts that are already likely to be in their collection. Readers learn how to build models of animals like crocodiles, zebras, wolves, lions, flamingos, plus many more. Projects are ordered by increasing difficulty making it easy to jump in without getting in over your head. The animals are so cute and goofy, whether building as a family or solo The LEGO Zoo is sure to deliver a roaring good time!

Tiny Lego Wonders

Author: Mattia Zamboni
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593277687
Size: 65.97 MB
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In this step-by-step guide, you’ll learn how to build 40 miniature models of race cars, airplanes, ships, trains, and more. These fun, compact designs will inspire you to get creative with as few as nine LEGO® pieces. Imagine what you can build with just a handful of LEGO bricks—almost anything! In Tiny LEGO Wonders, you'll create miniscale models of real vehicles like: –A space shuttle –Jets, planes, and helicopters –Flatbed trucks and cement mixers –France’s high-speed TGV train –F1 racecars –Muscle cars –Cargo, cruise, wooden ships, and more! Let your creativity run wild!

Make Your Own Movie

Author: Klutz
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781338137200
Size: 66.80 MB
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100% Official LEGO® Guide to Stop-Motion Animation Lights . . . camera . . . action! Bring your LEGO minifigures to life with this beginner-friendly guide to stop-motion animation. Ten "Mini Movies" walk you through using your phone, tablet, or computer to make short, funny clips with step-by-step instructions. Set the stage with any of the six included background settings and thirty-six LEGO elements including a pizza, banana, baseball cap, six minifigure heads, and more! Plus, learn the tricks of the trade as you dive into more advanced skills, such as lighting, sound effects, and camera angles. With these tips and tricks, every movie you make is guaranteed to be a successful smash hit. Comes With: 36 LEGO® elements, Foldout paper backgrounds, Punch-out animation frames

The Geek Dad S Guide To Weekend Fun

Author: Ken Denmead
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101528605
Size: 40.51 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The wildly popular DIY dad follows up his instant New York Times bestseller with a fresh batch of geeky weekend science projects for the whole family to enjoy. Ken Denmead struck a chord with parents and kids across America with his GeekDad blog on Wired.com, which receives more than one million page views per month. His debut book, Geek Dad, was on bestseller lists and in its seventh printing just two months after hitting store shelves. With The Geek Dad's Guide to Weekend Fun, he keeps the nerdtastic novelties coming, with projects that teach readers how to: •Build homemade robots from scratch •Write and direct simple stop-motion movies •Hack into mechanical toys to add cool electronic twists, and more United by the premise that to really understand science and how something works you must design and build it yourself or remake it better, Geek Parents everywhere will celebrate this latest installment of weekend workshop wonders. Watch a Video

Stop Motion Handbook 3 1

Author: Craig Lauridsen
Publisher: Acumen
ISBN: 0473338874
Size: 29.30 MB
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Quite simply the best book in the world for learning how to make stop motion movies on the Mac. Fast track the learning curve to making your own stop motion movies. It's fun, it's crazy, it's addictive. It leads you through simple and robust processes helping both beginner and amateur animators make good decisions when creating stop motion movies. As you learn how to avoid numerous common mistakes, your first movies will have the quality of a more seasoned movie maker. It's a great guide for teachers, parents or children who want to produce their own stop motion movies. Learn key competencies across a broad range of learning areas: * Developing a story and writing it into a SCRIPT * Recording the AUDIO of the script (dialogue, sound effects, and music) in GarageBand, and saving it as a soundtrack * Making PROPS and BACKGROUNDS and creating the CHARACTERS to bring your story to life * Recording the stop motion PICTURES in iStopMotion * EDITING the stop motion movie. Adding a title and credits in iMovie. Stop Motion Handbook is an Official iStopMotion Resource for Boinx Software

Stop Motion Passion Process And Performance

Author: Barry J C Purves
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136140611
Size: 74.34 MB
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Be inspired by award-winning animator Barry Purves' honest insight into the creative process of making stop motion animations, using his own classic films to illustrate every step along the way. With Barry's enthusiasm for puppets in all their many guises and in-depth interviews from some of the world's other leading practitioners, there is advice, inspiration and entertainment galore in Stop Motion: Passion, Process and Performance. And there's more! Many of the artists and craftsmen interviewed have contributed their own specially drawn illustrations - showing their inspirations, heroes and passion for their craft. These beautiful images help make the book a truly personal journey into the heart of the animation industry with broad appeal for anyone with a love of animation.

The Big Book Of Maker Camp Projects

Author: Sandy Roberts
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1260135500
Size: 61.37 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Partysellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, oraccess to any online entitlements included with the product. Fun DIY projects that will inspire young makers to explore, create, and share! This entertaining guide contains dozens of start-to-finish projects that enable you to host an engaging makercamp―the kids won’t even know they’re learning! Written by an experienced teacher and dedicated hobbyist, The Big Book of Maker Camp Projects clearly explains the awesome activities that will make your camp epic. Wearables, electronics, arts and crafts, cosplay, and other favorite topics are fully covered. With expert advice on howto create your own unique program, you will discover how to host the coolest camp on the block and inspire young hobbyists to hone their skills and gain confidence. Whether working with an established makerspace or taking your makercamp on to a local library, community center, school, museum, or private home, this book has you covered! Projects include: •Camp t-shirts using tie dye, spray paint, bleach,dirt, and Spin Art•Color-changing jewelry that teaches the basics of wearable technology•Light up and glow stick sunglasses that go further with wearables!•Cosplay outfits, masks, capes, swords, and more•Games that teach upcycling and hacking, including Lego-based labyrinths •Photos and videos that show campers green screen techniques•PVC pipe marshmallow shooting games and resin action figures•Faux campfires that glow using LEDs and CPX boards•Fireflies and moths that light up using origami and LEDs•Light-up, flying insects that reinforce electronics and origami skills