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Synaesthesia

“Synaesthesia: From Greek syn (together) and aisthesis (perception). Meaning “joined perception.” Synesthesia is a condition in which one sense (for example, hearing) issimultaneously perceived as if by one or more additional senses (such as sight). Another form of synesthesia joins objects such as letters, shapes, numbers or people’s names with a sensory perception such as […]

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Seasonal music

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Research 2.4 Bouncing Balls

Types of Ball Physics of Ball Motion Animations Bouncing Balls Adobe Animate Motion Tween Tv paintFrame by Frame

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Principles 3

figure drawing Animation principles animation process Animation is a process and the malleability of time is its primary material. ‘Time is what prevents everything from being present all at once’ Henri Bergson. The animator seeks to control at what pace, rhythm and direction things appear. “What happens between each frame is much more important than […]

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Principles 2

figure drawing Animation principles animation process Animation is a process and the malleability of time is its primary material. ‘Time is what prevents everything from being present all at once’ Henri Bergson. The animator seeks to control at what pace, rhythm and direction things appear. “What happens between each frame is much more important than […]

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Animation Principles

figure drawing Animation principles animation process Distorted movementThe above systems of observing and capturing movement are useful foranimators but only in so far as they inform the animation process rather thandictate it. If followed too closely these techniques severely limit the possibilitiesof animation. As noted above, it is not possible to transcribe the whole of […]

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Len Lye

Leonard Charles Huia Lye (1901 – 1980) was a New Zealand artist known primarily for his experimental films and kinetic sculpture. see you tube comments on kaleidoscope.

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Peter Millard

https://vimeo.com/petermillard https://lectureinprogress.com/journal/peter-millard Peter Millard is a London-based animator. He creates his absurdist animations on paper (all recycled) with oil bar and paint. Then he scans the large images in with a large scanner, sizes them up in After Effects before using Premiere Pro to edit. 

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Mary Ellen Bute

Mary Ellen Bute (1906 – 1983) was a pioneer American film animator, producer, and director. Her specialty was visual music. While working in New York City between 1934 and 1953, Bute made fourteen short abstract musical films. Many of these were seen in regular movie theaters usually preceding a prestigious film. Filmography from Wikipedia Synchromy – 1933, collaboration with Joseph Schillinger and Lewis Jacobs [unfinished]. Rhythm […]

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Norman McLaren

An artist may be like someone who just hears music and then starts to dance Norman McLaren (1914 – 1987) was a Scottish Canadian animator, director and producer known for his work for the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). He was a pioneer in a number of areas of animation and filmmaking, including hand-drawn animation, drawn-on-film animation, visual music, abstract film, pixilation and graphical sound. Experiments in Motion Synaesthesia and experiments […]