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Animation-ish

Animation-ish is an easy-to-use animation software program for MACs and PCs that inspires creativity and allows K-6 students to "show what they know." The perfect digital story telling tool for every maker space. Animation-ish includes three levels that provide students and teachers from K-6 with a fun, rewarding experience that fosters the ability to animate across the curriculum with confidence.

  • Sparks creative thinking and imagination.
  • Provides engaging activities that integrate creativity across the curriculum.
  • Helps teachers make exciting lessons that represent content visually.
  • Boosts technology literacy skills.
  • Teaches basic concepts in animation and graphic design.

Animation-ish includes three levels that provide students and teachers from K-6 with a fun, rewarding experience that fosters the ability to animate across the curriculum with confidence.

  • Wiggledoodle-ish provides a simple set of tools to draw, trace, and animate in just three frames. You can also import and trace any graphic. Creative and fun!
  • Flipbook-ish includes an infinite number of frames so you can create longer animations that teach more substantial content.
  • Advanced-ish allows for more complex animations using a foreground, background, and a mover tool that enables fluid movement of objects across the screen.

Designed by award-winning author, illustrator and educator Peter H. Reynolds, Animation-ish also includes:

  • Curriculum-based activities aligned to national standards.
  • Over 50 "Inspire Me" video clips featuring Peter H. Reynolds.
  • "Project Vault" filled with Peter's drawings and starter ideas.
  • Online animation lessons from Peter and the animators at FableVision.
  • "Share" feature for one-click exporting in multiple formats, including .swf, .mov, .avi and more.
  • "Import" feature for incorporating bitmap images.
  • Vector-based lines, pressure sensitive drawing, tweening, and tracing.

Based on ToonBoom professional animation software, Animation-ish is the precursor to the professional tool and an excellent Middle School CTE product.

 

Single User License

Part# FVA-S

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Classroom License

Part# FVA-CEDU

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Animation-ish System Requirements:

PC:

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 or later
  • 800 MHz Intel® Pentium® III
  • 256 MB of RAM
  • 100 MB of available hard disk space
  • 24-bit colour display capable of 1024x768 resolution
  • Video card supporting Direct3D or OpenGL
  • Wacom® Tablet (Recommended)

Mac:

  • PowerPC G5 (Minimum) or Intel® Core™ processors (recommended)
  • Mac OS X 10.4.x or later
  • 512 MB Ram (Recommended), 256 MB (Minimum)
  • 120 MB of available hard disk space

You will need an internet connection if you are going to explore the Lessons section of the program.

While a drawing tablet is not required and you can have plenty of fun using the mouse with Animation-ish, having a drawing tablet will help you increase your enjoyment. Drawing tablets have become very affordable recently so do investigate using one. Wacom makes very good entry level drawing tablets.

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