barry the bird:

made with cut-paper animation.

STUDIO LAB (2020)

PROGRAMS

Adobe AfterEffects, Illustrator, Photoshop

RESTRICTION
  • Paper pieces must be cut out of paper, scanned, and then animated on AfterEffects.

  • 8 frames per 20 seconds.

  • Sounds must be self-recorded.

BACKGROUND

Create a cut-paper, stop-motion animation in AfterEffects telling a story about your animal and its environment.

SKILLS

Representation and interaction in 2D, dissect form and speak to its aesthetics, build relationships between 2D static and kinetic forms. 

DESIGN PROCESS

storyboard

Sketching out an overview of the story I want to tell. I wanted each scene to gradually zoom out.

cut paper

Cutting out each individual piece to be scanned and transferred into AfterEffects, trying to maintain the "stop-motion" aesthetic of the video. 

© 2020 by Maggie Ma.