Stop Motion Animation Links

Here are a few examples of classic stop motion animation, and also the types of animation you could easily do yourself. You tube is generally a treasure trove of stop motion animation, look for inspiration.

Ray Harryhausen was the master of stop motion special effects in the 50s and 60s:

Jan Svankmajer has a much darker style, creating thoughtful animations full of metaphor

This animation just uses post it notes to great effect, note how well it links in with the music:

Lego stop motion is its own major youtube sub-genre:

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