Comic and Cartoon Creators


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Aniboom


The Aniboom Animation Marketplace is a place where everyone can get animation work done by professionals from all over the world.

Create frame by frame animations using only 4 geometric shapes. Or create animation using your webcam and embed as a widget
view great animation videos





Animated Explanations!

A website full of animated movies, interactive tutorials and instructional videos, all free for you to view and to embed in your website. Simply select an animated explanation and follow the instructions to integrate it in your site.

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Animated Gifs

funny avatars - animated emoticons - funny gif - anime gif - gifs avatars - animated wallpapers - sweet gifs - animes - 3d gif - animated wallpapers - smileys
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animated gifs


Grafics, Smileys, Avatars, Funny animations, Animations, Wallpapers, Icons, animated GIF...

This library of animated gifs features over 16 categories and near 287 graphics web images




Animation, interaction, and multimedia




Animation for kids



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anim pixels


A great free program which allows you to create powerful 2d 3d cool looking graphic animations.


automatoon

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Create reusable animations.
First, you draw and color your images.
Second, you break apart each element of your drawing.
And third, you specify the animation action for each part of your drawing.





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Clay Animator

Create your own claymation or stop motion animation



Claymation movies

stop motion animation tutorials for beginners and intermediate animators

Colourlovers

COLOURlovers™ is a resource that monitors and influences color trends. COLOURlovers gives the people who use color - whether for ad campaigns, product design, or in architectural specification - a place to check out a world of color, compare color palettes, submit news and comments, and read color related articles and interviews.




Comic Creators





Doink

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Create and share custom animations. Collaborate with others by using and sharing props


Dvolver
Movie maker
Quick and Dirty chocies, very easy to use no sign up looks great!




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etchasketch

Digital version of the Sketchograph. Sketch pictures using vertical, horizontal and diagonal line



fuzzwich

Sign up required, develop a portfolio of your minvids and in addition to providing their url addresses, you can embed your Minivid in a blog or website.




gifmake






Gickr.com


lets you instantly create Animated GIF online, free, right now! Just upload pictures or grab them from your Flickr. Create funny flashy slideshows with you and your friends, cartoons, previews, banners, etc. Post them anywhere you can post pictures: MySpace, Bebo, HI5 etc. No need for flash. Show them to people in our Gallery.



go animate


With GoAnimate, instead of making a simple cartoon strip, you can actually choose from a variety of options. There are plenty of templates or you can create your very own. Characters are plentiful and completely customizable. You can even add your face to a cartoon. Cartoons are shareable across a number of sites And the site is completely free.




Kerpoof

Engaging site with tools to create storybooks, cards, pictures drawings, and multimedia movies. Teachers can create a regular account at Kerpoof. After login, teachers can return to the Home page, click on For Teachers, then Teacher Tools to request a Teacher Account. Upon approval, teachers can setup student accounts in moments, providing amenities usually reserved for fee-based accounts.



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Machinima

In filmmaking, machinima refers to the use of real-time three-dimensional (3-D) graphics rendering engines to generate computer animation, or to films that incorporate this animation.
www.machinima.comnews, articles, hosting of movies, and introductions
www.youtube.com/user/machinima
Machinima Toolkit 4 Teachers


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Muvizu

http://www.muvizu.com/Landing.aspx

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make animated movies in days not weeks




Myths and Legends

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Requires sign up but you can also record the narration for the story and upload pictures. Teachers have to register, and they’re very open to schools participating from around the world.





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Stop Frame Animator


http://www.culturestreet.org.uk/activities/stopframeanimator/




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Stories From Old Japan

Stories From Old Japan is a simple animation system that allows students to create stories using the characters and backgrounds of the Pictures of the Floating World. It works particularly well as a small group exercise on an electronic whiteboard






Pencil


Pencil is an animation/drawing software for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux.

It lets you create traditional hand-drawn animation (cartoon) using both bitmap and vector graphics.

Pencil is free and open source.




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Putting images together in a loop to create animations can easily be done through GIF files. You start by specifying the image files stored on your computer or by URL or web cam Next you select the speed of the GIF.



PICTAPS

draw, animate, link or embed



Samanimation


SAM Animation is software designed to give students the power of making stop-action animations to share their ideas and understanding. The environment provides a unique experience for students to grapple with challenging problems in mathematics, science, engineering, and more as they engage in the process of generating animations.
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Scratch

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Shidonni is an innovative startup, developing the next generation of creative worlds for kids.
Shidonni is providing a virtual universe where kids and their parents can creative their own imaginary worlds and animals, play games and interact with friends.
Shidonni is based on unique proprietary patented algorithms and using Microsoft Silverlight.





















Skulptypaint

SculptyPaint is a low polygon 3D creation tool original written for creating sculpts; 3D low polygon models for SecondLife. But currently it can also export to .obj files that can be read in Blender, wings3D etc.





Stykz

multi-platform stick figure animation program
  1. Stykz is frame-based, letting you to work on individual frames of your animation; onionskinning lets you to see what was in the previous frame so you can make adjustments accordingly.
  2. Figures can be rotated, scaled, flipped, duplicated, colorized, and relayered. Select multiple figures by shift-clicking or creating a selection rectangle and align them using the alignment options in the Property palette.
  3. Figures can be created and edited directly in place; no separate “editor” window is required.
  4. "Draw" your figures by simply right-clicking and dragging, either directly on the Stage or from an existing node; segments are automatically drawn and added to your figure as you go!




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Stories From Old Japan is a simple animation system that allows students to create stories using the characters and backgrounds of the Pictures of the Floating World. It works particularly well as a small group exercise on an electronic whiteboard

We have created two aids to help students create their own stories:
  • Stories from Old Japan cards: Using these 64 cards, students can work together to rough out story ideas before moving on-line. They are easy to print and assemble, with images on the front and story ideas on the back.
    Download the cards (3.8mb PDF).
  • Scrapbook: On each page of the site, there is a button marked 'Add this page'. These buttons allow you to build a collection of pages from the site. This can be a useful resource when mapping out a story.

Synfig

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Synfig is a powerful, industrial-strength vector-based 2D animation software package, designed from the ground-up for producing feature-film quality animation with fewer people and resources.





Thisissand


Make sand pictures. Pixels on screen change to sand. Change colours and create


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TouchArt

touch Player and 21 interactive 2D and 3D animations (synths) are included in this sampler.

Touch lets you manipulate visuals in real-time, giving you control of various parameters like lighting, color, textures, motion, video playback, and composing.

Play some audio and you can sync visuals to the BPM.



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If you can type, you can make movies. Text-to-MovieTM
watch, create, remix and share movies
You can write your own script (it uses some form of text-to-speech to make characters spe ak), choose characters, change actions and facial expressions etc. Well worth a look.



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Zimmer Twins


make a movie from “scratch”
or use the pre-made scenes and plots