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). 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
…so that this makes sense!
Directed by our friend, Mark Osborne (no relation to this guy…
Speaking of Mark, watch More!
Recognize the music? It was used in Stranger Things, long after More!
So many talented independent animators showcased by this guy! And we will see many films by several of these artists!
Make your own Play-doh! (And get one extra credit point!)
And for inspiration:
PSA starring Penny! Most, if not all, of this was animated flat under a camera. You can do that!