Moving Pictures! Part One

Whether we are talking about ‘live action’ or animation, the theories that explain our ability to see ‘movement’ apply to both!

Here are the GIFs we watched in the video (Don’t forget to hit your browser’s back button to return to this page!):


This thaumatrope shows something called ‘fusion.’ (More on that a little later!)
And this thaumatrope shows ‘beta movement.’
In class, we will make Thaumatropes!
*Thank you to agoss and Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay for TV and Popcorn images used in this video!

Also in class… we will make phenakistiscopes!

And here’s a really cool site that will tell you everything you want to know about how the eyes work with the brain!

Zoetropes and Flipbooks… coming up!