Craig Lauridsen Walks You Through “Creating a Stop Motion Story” to “Unlock Your Imagination”

Command, create and complete. Stop motion animation has never been easier. Our favorite stop motion guru, Craig Lauridsen, is back with a new book that is ready to turn you into the next animation wizard. “Creating a Stop Motion Story” challenges you to unlock your imagination and create a touching story through stop motion animation with the iPad.

Lauridsen simplifies the process with his straightforward step-by-step guide to creating a story-driven stop motion movie. Follow simple templates to create original stories or be brave and go out on your own. Utilize your new skills in the classroom or just for fun.

Take command of the GarageBand app to record high quality sound on your iPad. Then snap your animated frames using iStopMotion for iPad. Finally, complete your movie by adding a title and rolling credits in the iMovie app. You can have a complete work of genius finished in just a few hours. Use the iPad to harness 100% of your creativity.

With his latest book (available in both hard and digital copies) Lauridsen has created an excellent digital media resource for teachers and students alike. The iBook version is available for 9.99 US dollars, while the print version is available for 17.99 USD. This complete package comes with professional tips and tricks that include guides to trimming clips to remove noise, and how to’s, such as adding special sound effects. SO, what are you waiting for? Go grab “Creating a Stop Motion Story” at the iTunes store now and you can be the next big hit in stop motion animation by this time tomorrow. Happy animating!