Animating your stories

No computer discussion (if still in morning stay on the the rug)

Part of the fun in scratch is to not have “perfect” drawings.  Think about your favorite story books.  Is the pigeon in all of the pigeon stories perfect?  Is Calvin a perfect small boy drawing no, it is the facial expressions with only a few lines.

Breaking down the story into a few scenes.  Who would like to share?

The trick to animation is in the costumes tab.

Lets duplicate our drawing and get going

In this example we animated the pigeon

What makes it animated?

What would you add?


Inspiration story

It is your turn using your favorite drawing to a new project, a bitmap sprite, or the example of the penguin given.

Handout storyBookPlan for Homework and review.