Author: Pat Murphy
Release Date: 2017-06
With this complete kit, kids can make LEGO animations (or "brick flicks") quickly and successfully. The ten "Mini Movies" walk you through making short, funny clips with step-by-step instructions. Use your phone, tablet or computer to get started. For movie-makers intimidated by the blank page, this book includes endless mix-and-match story starter ideas to kickstart your creativity. Real animator-approved ideas and inspiration cover more advanced skills such as lighting, scenery, sound effects and different camera angles.
Author: Sarah Herman
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2014-11-18
Genre: Performing Arts
Turn your bricks into blockbusters with this movie-making guide! You’ve seen the smash-hit film; now it’s time to step into the director’s chair and make your own. Forget big budgets, A-list movie stars, and exotic locations—this comprehensive guide will show you how to make a stop-motion movie using little more than a camera, a computer, and your own LEGO collection. From picking out the right gear, planning a story, and setting up shots, to animating minifigures, editing, and promoting your film online, Brick Flicks has enough tips and tricks to turn a popcorn prentice and into an Oscar-worthy wizard. Along with a brief history of Brickfilms, official LEGO shows, movies, and associated products, and a wealth of knowledge and expertise from some of the most popular Brickfilms producers out there, this is a must-have purchase for any budding directors, young or old, who want to turn their box of bricks into flicks.
This book comes with 60 LEGO pieces. Follow the step-by-step instructions to make ten amazing contraptions: gizmos that clink, clunk, roll, spin, fl op over or launch things — nothing that just sits there.
Make, experiment, and play! This activity kit will have you building 11 machines including a gravity powered car and a wacky boxing robot. The fun doesn't stop once you've completed all of the projects in the book -- open-ended prompts will inspire you to continue experimenting with your own designs and modifications! Comes With: 58 LEGO® elements, 6 sheets of papercraft
Author: J. J. Howard
Publisher: Scholastic Incorporated
Release Date: 2017-09-12
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
In her second novel, Z is thrilled to be going on the road to help her mom film a documentary. She might even get to interview her vlogging idol, Winter Costello, at VidCon! Eager to share her summer adventure with her friends and vlog fans, Z keeps her phone and camera at the ready. But she finds that working on a real film set takes more focus than she expected. When her love of connecting online threatens to ruin her chances of connecting in real life with her idol and fans, Z faces the ultimate test: Can she survive off-line and learn to #liveinthemoment?
Packed with step-by-step tutorials and inside tips and advice from professional animators, Stop-motion Animation is the ultimate handbook for anyone seeking to explore the exciting possibilities afforded by stopmotion animation. With its highly accessible approach and use of inspirational, bang up-to-date examples, the book is guaranteed to appeal to a hip new generation of recreational animators, as well as artists, photographers, and creatives of all stripes seeking new outlets for their creativity. Combining a winning formula of practical instruction and creative inspiration, Stop-motion Animation examines a wide range of stop-motion techniques, covering traditional forms such as claymation and cut-out animation, as well as innovative new techniques that use everyday items such as Lego and post-it notes. Engaging interview-style case studies explore the work of some of today’s most exciting stop-motion practitioners, providing readers with an invaluable insight into their working processes, while detailed tutorials illustrate a range of both basic and more advanced techniques, from making a basic puppet to shooting with an iPhone. QR codes (readable from any smartphone) accompany each tutorial, linking directly to online videos which reveal the finished piece of animation, as well as to videos of digital tutorials which provide a moving screen capture. Readers will also learn easy post-production techniques for editing files and creating animated movies on both Macs and PCs.
LEGO just got Factastic! Find out everything you ever wanted to know about the world, with a little help from smart LEGO minifigures, little LEGO stories, awesome LEGO illustrations, and amazing real-world photographs. Discover how long it would take to fly to Pluto, who invented potato chips, where an octopus keeps its brain cells, when the first video game was played, why stars shine, and much, much more. Factastic is bursting with information about almost every subject under the sun, from Vikings to volcanoes, rain forests, to robots, pirates to planets. Amaze your family and impress your friends with cool facts, awesome stats, and some completely bizarre did you knows. Then, be inspired to create your own LEGO builds. Factastic is a fantastic treat for LEGO fans of all ages!
Learn how to draw your favourite characters from the world of Ninjago�. Get started with beginner-friendly draw-in-the-blank pages, tracing activities, and easy inking and colouring practice sections, then advance to step-by-step instructions to draw each hero and villain from all of the Ninjago seasons. The book includes all the art materials you need to start right away!
Presents what you need to create stop-motion videos on your mobile phone or digital camera. In this title, you can learn how to make stop-motion videos like a professional. Using tips and tricks from the experts, it reveals 2-D and 3-D techniques with puppets, clay-modelling, morphing and pixilation.
Explore the science behind electricity by making clay creations that glow! Use our special conductive and insulating clay to make a sculpture, add LEDs, attach a battery pack, and watch your clay circuit light up. Illustrated step-by-step instructions teach readers how to build 15 projects, including a robot, a UFO, a dragon, and much more. It's the easiest way for young scientists to learn about circuits! Comes with: 52-page book 4 colors of conductive clay (50 g each) 1 color insulating clay (50 g) 20 LEDs 4 AA battery pack (batteries not included) 50+ paper punch-outs to decorate your sculptures
Stickers are even better when they're squishy! Make 60 one-of-a-kind puffy stickers to spruce up your stuff. Comes with a Puffy Sticker Maker as well as full-color and color-in illustrations to make your own. Sticker fanatics everywhere will love adding these custom designs to their collection. Includes: Sticker maker, Sticker maker top & bottom plates, 60 sticky backs, 60 puffy discs, 60 sticker art squares
Author: April Chorba
Release Date: 2013-04-01
Make thumbprint creations of Star Wars characters with STAR WARS THUMB DOODLES. In this latest edition to the Klutz Star Wars line fans, young and old, can draw thumb versions of clone troopers droids, Ewoks, Wookies, Jabba the Hutt and all your favourites. Readers can also recreate key moments from the movies and make new scenes of their own