A Clean Workbench

I was cleaning my workbench today, and decided to do a stop motion animation video of it.  Not the best quality video in the world, but check it out if you want.

Like some other stop motion videos that I’ve made, its produced with GIMP layers.  Originally these layers came out reversed (and a little out of order), but after renaming the files and using the “reverse layers” (select layer – stack – reverse order) function in GIMP, everything came out correctly.  See my tutorial on creating .gif animations in GIMP which can be dragged into Windows Movie maker. Read more »

Stop Motion Animation with Post-it notes

[ad#Google Adsense-text leaderboard wide not home]The process that I used to make this video is explained pretty well in this post (with other videos) .  Here’s another video that I made using stop motion animation:

Using post it notes came from seeing something like this on youtube – a quick search reveals that as of today there are over 5,120 videos having something to do with “post it stop motion” on that site.  Apparently Read more »

Stop Motion with GIMP, A Milling Machine, and an Env2

Here’s the results of quite a bit of work; I’ll explain how it was done and show my first video using stop motion animation after the break.

Jason Underwood, who has his own podcast, collaborated on this video after grilling some hot dogs.  The pictures for this were shot in 640 x 480 resolution which avoided some conversion hassles.  “More mustard!” – Jason

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