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Simple But Powerful Animation: the Stick Figure Effect

Written by Elyse Eidman-Aadahl
April 21, 2011

In the resource Simple But Powerful Animation: A Professional Exemplar, I wrote:

As learners work to improve their skills and master the techniques of working with images and text effects, they often envision ever more complicated projects. At that point they may become frustrated when their vision exceeds their grasp. (Of course, this happens to every artist/creator in every medium!) At this point, it is sometimes good to remember that something very simple can still be very powerful, and that the power comes not from the complexities of technique but from a strong vision, well-achieved.

This video represents another take on the same line of work. This video has a voice over rather than simply a music track, which adds some complexity in attempting to make the animation match the content of the script — though matching..

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