Stop Motion For Fun!

A course by David Duprez , Illustrator and Animator

Illustrator and Animator. Madrid, Spain.
Joined May 2002

Discover the easiest and most efficient animation technique for animation

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (166)
  • 4269 students

Discover the easiest and most efficient animation technique for animation

A course by David Duprez

Take a look at that pencil on the table nearby. Think beyond the simple object; that pencil is ready to be the star of your new film!

Follow along with David Duprez (Dupo) to discover how easy stop-motion filmmaking can be. With its own set of advantages and methods, stop motion can be an alternative to both traditional cinema and certain modern, more expensive animation techniques.

In this online course, join Dupo to discover the techniques, planning process, and idea development associated with this cinematic approach and develop a stop-animation project from scratch, bringing any object to life in your own movie!

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What will you learn in this online course?

12 lessons & 15 downloads

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (166)
  • 4269 students
  • 12 lessons (1h 53m)
  • 15 additional resources (3 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

Who is this online course for?

Anyone interested in developing a stop-motion animation project from scratch, as well as those looking to learn more about the technique itself as an accessible form of animation for all budgets.

Requirements and materials

No prior knowledge of post-production or animation is required. However, you need a digital camera capable of frame-by-frame shooting or an iPhone or iPad.

You also need basic video editing software installed on your computer and some knowledge of photography and image processing.


Reviews

4269 Students
166 Reviews
99% Positive ratings

David Duprez

A course by David Duprez

Teacher
Illustrator and Animator

David Duprez (Dupo) is an illustrator, animator, and expert in motion graphics. He is also a producer and director who lives by the idea that “having fun with a project always offers the best results."

After studying at Escuela de Arte de Valencia, he worked as an animator and scriptwriter for animated and fiction shorts and at Estudio Mariscal in Barcelona.

He later became director of CanalA, an animation channel on the PuntoTV platform. In 2004, he co-founded the Cocoe design studio, a pioneer in motion graphics that has developed advertising campaigns for important brands such as Vodafone, Burger King, Nike, Amnesty International, Hyundai, Repsol, and Movistar.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction and first steps

    • Introduction
    • The idea, the runway and the Booty-Story
  • U2

    Basic principles of animation and different visual proposals of Stop Motion

    • Some basic principles of animation
    • Visual references
  • U3

    Introduction to the technical aspect of Stop Motion

    • Filming materials and lighting
    • Capture software: Dragon frame
    • Capture software: Stop Motion Studio for iPhone
    • Editing software: Windows Movie Maker
    • Editing software: iMovie
  • U4

    We make a short!

    • Preproduction
    • Production
    • Postproduction
  • FP

    Final project

    • Our Stop Motion project: Fun

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Stop Motion For Fun!. 3D, and Animation course by David Duprez

Stop Motion For Fun!

A course by David Duprez
Illustrator and Animator. Madrid, Spain.
Joined May 2002
  • 99% positive reviews (166)
  • 4269 students