Creating Claymation Stop Animation videos with iPads

Students in Ceramics 9-12 class used plasticine and wire to create claymation figures.  They made their own backdrops and photographed the figurines using Stop Animation techniques and Digital SLRs.  Then, they used the iMovie app on iPads to create video and add music.  Scroll down to see the How-To

Step 1:  Create the Claymation Backdrop

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Step 2:  Create the Claymation Figures with plasticene & wire

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Step 3:  Take pictures using Stop Animation techniques

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NB: the iPads can be used to take pictures (an easier method); in this class, the students used digital SLR’s and transferred the pictures to the iPads

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Step 4: Transfer the pics to the iMovie app on the iPad
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Step 5:  in the iMovie app, add music, titles, and edit the video &

Step 6:  share by exporting from iMovie to Youtube or to Camera Roll
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About Cakebrain

A Vancouver English teacher preoccupied with cake... Reflecting about my learning as an educator. I am currently teaching English part time and also working part time at the Vancouver Board of Education as a Learning Technologies Mentor. This blog also contains an archive of my Concept Papers and Inquiry and Coaching Reflections (ICR) from my grad studies program at VIU (CIEL) You can follow my food and edu-tweets @Cakebrain My Class Wiki: My food blog is
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