People in animation and visual effects use their creativity and technical skills to make their imagination come true through computer animations.
Most of us are all familiar with animated movies, TV shows and games made by animation industry giants such as Disney and Pixar. But the movies and shows created by these big shots isn’t something you can recreate on your home computer. Nevertheless, that surely doesn’t mean you cannot create your own animated movies or shorts. Even if they don’t look as detailed as Disney cartoons, stick animations are certainly the best for beginners. If made with convincing movements and detail, stick animations can get as engrossing as big budget animated movies.
So if you’re an animation enthusiast or a beginner, try these apps to create your own Stick-Animation movies and express your creativity.
1. StickDraw – Animation Maker
StickDraw is a stop-motion animation app for Android users. It has a really simple and easy to use interface. Where you can draw with your fingers, moving from one frame to another frame. At last, animation is all about creating frames.
This app features multiple graphics in that you can even draw freeform figures, lines, rectangles, circles, squares and many more. You can even convert your animations into GIF and MP4 format. You can also customize the drawing settings from the toolbar according to your animation. Once you are done drawing, save your artform before quitting the app.
2. Stickman Animator
Stickman Animator is an app where you can create and animate stick figures and characters. This app creates the figures quickly by simple touch and drag method. Once you are done creating stick figures, you can also fill figures with colors of your choice. This app has in-app purchases for more add-ons.
3. Stick Nodes: Stickman Animator
Stick Nodes is one of the top applications used for animation purpose. The app features much more in comparison to other applications. In Stick Nodes you can add voice and sound effects to your animation. It also features a text tool that let you add the dialogues to your animation.
The team has developed the app in five global languages. Stick Nodes also allows to convert your animation in to GIFs and MP4s format. You can even choose from already existing thousands of stick figures to make your animation more smooth and realistic.
4. Stick Fighter
Stick Fighter app is made specially for cartoons. The app provides you with the already animated weapons like sword, gun, bazooka, bow and arrow, etc.
It has an easy and simple using interface. For the beginners who are new into animation should use this app for the basics. You can directly share your animations with other artists and people with the same app. After you are done with your artwork, you can watch the video over computer also by exporting it from the device.
5. PicsArt Animator: GIF & Video
PicsArt Animator is named “Most Entertaining” apps in Google Plays Best Apps of 2017. It’s an advanced app developed by the PicsArt who is renowned for picture editing app. This app is used for animation creation and cartooning.
PicsArt is capable of making cartoon videos and GIFs in simple steps. It has features that allow you use animated stickers and add customized movements to characters. Like other apps it also has a tool for recording sounds and voice overs for your animations.
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