March 06, 2013

New research aids stop motion animation

Begone, hands! New technology out of Hong Kong promises to:

allow animators to perform and capture motions continuously instead of breaking them into small increments… More importantly, it permits direct hand manipulation without resorting to rigs, achieving more natural object control for beginners.

The first half of the demo is pretty dry, but jump ahead to about 2:20 to start seeing the big wow:

[Via David Simons]

Posted by John Nack at 8:10 AM on March 06, 2013

Comments

  • Pecourtejoie — 12:44 AM on March 07, 2013

    Jue Wang! The one behind refine edges, content aware scale, and wasn’t he featured on the famous Max un blur sneak peek? He should be inducted in the Adobe hall of fame!

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