Animation Station

The RIMOSA Animation Station is a one stop shop for creating animations. Using an iPad and an app named “Stop Motion,” visitors can take a series of still images and then string them together to create animated movies. The iPad is attached to an arm that allows you to shoot downward and use the exhibits table as a backdrop, or to shoot horizontally for a more three-dimensional look — all while seeing your creation come to life on a large overhead monitor.  This photo was taken while the exhibit was on loan to the Mount Pleasant library in Providence.  

This video is a stop-motion animation created by some museum visitors using the Animation Station and shooting horizontally.  You can see many other movies that our visitors have made here.

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