Sunday, April 3, 2016


Reminder: Please return your ROS packets as soon as possible!
Plan for today: 
1. Attendance / Announcements
2. Study hall  (Science / Math tests??) / Drawing / Checkers / Chess / Twister / Cards


Plan for today:

Animation introduction!

An Egyptian burial chamber illustration - showing wrestlers in action (4000 years old)

3,000 years old - From a vase found in Iran

How are they examples of animation? How are they NOT TRUE "Animation"?

The Oxford Dictionary definition:
2The technique of photographing successive drawings or positions of puppets or models to create an illusion of movement when the movie is shown as a sequence:
2.1(also computer animation)The manipulation of electronic images by means of a computer in order to create moving images.

Phenakistoscope - 1831 - Belgium -- Limited to a number of drawings (short "animation")

United States - limited to a number of pages (images)

First "true animation" created by J. Stuart Blackton - considered the father of American animation -- 


The Enchanted Drawing

Humorous phases of funny faces

Emile Cohl - France - 1908 - actual storyline Fantasmagorie (French)

Japanese cartoon - just found in 2005! Made between 1907 -1911

Katsudo Shashin
Group of animation illustrators - directed by Winsor McCay

Gertie the Dinosaur (first cartoon "character")

Gertie part two

First animation from Walt Disney - made Alice in Slumberland

Otto Messmar - produced by Paramount Studios Felix the Cat

Walt Disney's first character creation......

First Mickey Mouse cartoon (1928)

Steamboat Willie (1928)

Planner reminder:     Make your flashcards (each must be larger than a quarter!)
When you have written the HW in your planner, get out your BLUE and GREEN biography worksheets
Plan for today:
1. Stoplight paragraphs
2. Daily writing story #1 - 

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