Technique Four: Clay

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CLAY!
Watch-

by Art Clokey (creator of Gumby!)

Gumbasia came out in 1955, Gumby came out a bit later:
See many, many Gumby cartoons!

Like the Christmas stop-motion cartoons from the 60s, clay animated films are often shot on 3’s (8 unique images per second). That’s how we’ll be shooting our clay animations. Although, sometimes filmmakers go the extra mile and shoot on 2’s (that’s a lot of work!).

A little music appreciation…

The Original Dumbledore sings MacArthur Park
Lyrics-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6a_KFJ5Ksc
…so that this makes sense!

Lyrics-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rD_C_7a4SfY

Directed by our friend, Mark Osborne (no relation to this guy…

with a 'u' - Osbourne)

with a ‘u’ – Osbourne)

Speaking of Mark, watch More!

Also watch Sledgehammer!

Lyrics-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VS1NGlJHnz4

So many talented independent animators showcased by this guy! And we will see many films by several of these artists!

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