If you enjoy art and can work with technology then an animation is a wonderful project idea. With the tools out there today animation has become easier for an up-and-coming animator! Here are some resources that can help in your journey.
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A very well developed app to help your drawings come to life! There are a ton of features which helps the animation process move smoother. Great app to be used in combination with a movie editor.
Layers has been around for ages and it's still one of the best painting apps. The stacked layer view is very intuitive, quick and easy to use to create something new!
Stop Motion is an easy to use stop motion video creator and editor app. This app allows students to make longer videos utilizing narration and other tools. While the initial app is free there are add-ons, like green screen that can be added to the app at a cost.