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HISTORIC  TERMINOLOGY

Flipbook -A book with a frame of an animation drawn upon a page  

Thaumatrope -A disk with different images drawn on each side, when spun the two images will become one 

Stop Motion- a type of animation that involves posing an object slightly for each frame

GENERAL  ANIMATION   TERMS

Act 1,2,3 - Parts of your story, introduction, conflict, resolution 

Beats - Areas where the plot of the animation continues

Iteration - Whatever version of your animation is currently in 

Thumbnails -Drawings to show how to compose your character designs

Rough Sketches- Rough drawings that show your design process

Character Arc -how your character changes through out the story  

Obstacles - Parts of conflict in your story

Storyboard - A series of drawing to compose your story animation and plot

Walk Cycle - An animation that depicts a character walking

Lightbox- a box with a lamp in it which allows you to view multiple frames at once

Pegs- small poles used to keep papers from shifting 

 

ADOBE  ANIMATE  TERMINOLOGY

Tweening-a frame that plays in between your key frames that makes your animation smoother  

FPS - Frames Per Second, how fast your animation plays

Shot Types- The placement of your camera in the animation  

Keyframe- A frame that shows the main motion of the animation 

Frame-A slot where a drawing is placed 

Blank Keyframe-a slot with no content on it 

Motion Tween - a function in animate that allows an object to be moved without drawing it multiple times   

Shape Tween - A FUNCTION THAT ALLOWS A SELECTED SHAPE TO SHANGE INTO ANOTHER SHAPE 

Aspect Ratio - size of the stage in Adobe animate

Stage - area where content is drawn

Symbols - A grouped set of shapes to form a single shape 

Layers - areas where content will be placed on top or below each other

Onion Skin- A program in adobe animate that allows a user to see multiple frames at once

LEGAL TERMINOLOGY

Copyright - protection of intellectual property

Intellectual Property - anything an individual has written or created

(music, text, pictures, photos, sound, etc)

Public Domain - available to the public and therefore not subject to

COPYRIGHT

Fair Use - limited portion of copyright material used without permission from the artist, but you still must give credit. Given to schools, news reports, etc

Creative Commons - public copyright license that enables free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted work.

Principles of Animation - (list and define)

 

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