Rotoscoping using Photoshop
Rotoscoping is a technique in which animators draw over movie footage, frame by frame. Using photoshop and the ability to work on a motion workspace with layers is a great way to create a hand-drawn look for animations.
Step by step tutorial: rotoscoping tutorial.pdf
This spring, my students collaborated on a rotoscoping project - each student drew 35 frames on a single movie, and the results are really fun!
Here is our class project:
Student examples of Rotoscoping:
Phary and Rhiannon's Throwing fish roto
Hosana, Jamie and Megan's Crane roto
Maritza's Boots roto
Sally's skateboard roto
PDF of my presentation at NAEA:
As a movie, including all the student samples:
For more information, you can visit my class webpage at:
CAEA sample file: