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Tony Clavelli

Tony Clavelli is a writer and stop motion animator. Some of his fiction can be found in the writing section of this blog. He graduated from the West Virginina University MFA program in fiction. He likes comic books, hand-claps in music, the Chicago Cubs, and most surprises.

Ease in, Ease Out – Stop Motion Animation Tutorial

By Tony Clavelli / 6 months ago

When new animators first start out, most of their big mistakes can be easily fixed with a solid understanding of the 12 Basic Rules of Animation. Though first referenced in The Illusion of Life by Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnson (by the way, new animators, this is a fantastic book), these principles continue to be […]