Re: Linux FLOSS video

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On Sun, Sep 2, 2012 at 2:07 PM, Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> They also used an animation table. I prefer films made with an animation
> table, to computer animated films, but especially at home, you can't
> draw all the movments, even if you reduce the frames to a minimum. If
> you want to make an animation film at home, without 100 people drawing,
> then you need software.

Ever heard of Bill Plympton? He still draws all of his animation by
hand, with paper and pencil, and even does a lot of coloring by hand,
using pencils. I believe John Kricfalusi still draws with an animation
disk, but uses ToonBoom for inking and coloring (the same could be
done with Synfig or Inkscape).

A lot of hand-drawn animation is being done on Cintiqs now, digitally,
but still drawn by hand, frame by frame. Paul Fierlinger did his last
feature, "My Dog Tulip", entirely by himself using TVPaint and a Wacom
tablet, you don't need 100s of animators to do this, just time and

Anyway, we are going way off topic here, as this is only tangentially
related to Linux audio.

Brett W. McCoy --
"In the rhythm of music a secret is hidden; If I were to divulge it,
it would overturn the world."
    -- Jelaleddin Rumi
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