In this video you will meet Chris who is an animator. Chris will talk to you about what animation is, the equipment he uses and he has even created a character especially for you called Tom. He shows you how he starts to draw Tom and how he makes him move. Chris will invite you to create a character of your own at the end of the video.
Some of you had questions for Chris. He answers them in the videos below.
Liam (2nd class): How did you make Tom animated?
Clara (1st class): What are the intermediate picture? How did you make them?
Marco (senior infants): What animations have you worked on? My favourite is Minions.
Tom (senior infants): Drawing different types of eyes is a good way to show how characters are feeling. Can you draw some examples of different eyes and eyebrows to show characters’ emotions?
Seán (4th class): How do you become a professional animator?