The Zoetrope Crate


  • Animation
  • Motion Perception
  • History of Motion Pictures

This DIY zoetrope project will get you tinkering with animations in no time! Watch the tutorial for build instructions and tips for drawing your own animations.

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Take peek at some of the earliest movies ever created, and get inspired to create your own!

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From your crate

Want to make your own movies?

Movie technology has always attracted tinkerers and makers, from the earliest hand-painted animations to modern computer graphics. Digital technology has made it easier than ever before to create your own movies. If you're just getting started, either of these apps is a good choice to create your first animation.

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Stop Motion Studio

Cost: Free, with in-app purchases

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