A brand new tut on Tape & Thread Hinge, plus a list of free resources documenting additional approaches for building puppets for flat and multiplane cutout stop-motion animation projects.
Phoebe Parsons shares a studio tour, and walks us through the animation process for her wild cel-animated short, "Terror Fervor".
A crash course based on existing internet resources plus additional things I've learned in a year of experimenting with hand painting on cels.
In which we borrow a classic technique from 2D level design, and put it to work in the context of a DIY animated short.
Build your own multiplane animation rig for $60, from IKEA parts!
A 3-hour long animation game that's sure to shake ideas loose.
Plan + log = plog. Set priorities and track progress on your current animation project.
Robert Breer on getting started in animation, and working with index cards.
Make a portable (USB powered) 10F animation lightboard for animating on the go.
The first installment of DIYAC's kid-friendly cut-out stop-motion animation course.