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Animating with Stop Motion Pro by Mark Sawicki

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Introduction

Devices You’ll Need and Teacher Ideas

This book is designed to explore the history and technique of stop motion animation. The software is secondary and is in fact so easy to use and ingenious that it allows you to concentrate on the art instead of the technology. You will need to use a computer, a camera, and connectors, so let’s get these issues out of the way so we can start having some fun.

Computer

Stop Motion Pro is designed to run on the Windows operating systems XP, Vista (32 bit, 64 bit), or Windows 7 (32 bit, 64 bit). It is recommended that you have at least a 1.8+ GHz CPU and 1 GB of RAM for Windows XP and 2 GB for Vista or Windows 7. The faster the machine, the better! For hard drive space, you should have more than 10 ...

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