What is Pixilation?

Pixilation is a stop-motion technique especially used for animated “life” actors. A pixilation animation consists of a series of postures in front of the camera. A stationary camera records a posed human subject who moves to new positions between frames. The actor becomes a kind of living stop-motion puppet.

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Clay & Puppet Animation

Clay/Puppet animation is a very powerful and charming form of animation.

What are the similarities of clay and puppet animation?

  • freestanding and able to support their own weight
  • they have movable joints that can hold any position
  • they are well executed with remarkable detail
  • they can be viewed from 360 degrees
  • they use the stop-motion technique

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