Turn Your Illustrations into Real Life Objects with a Magic of Stop Motion | Mariya Popandopulo | Skillshare

Turn Your Illustrations into Real Life Objects with a Magic of Stop Motion

Mariya Popandopulo, Photographer & Illustrator

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13 Videos (36m)
    • Class intro

    • Equipment

    • Idea & Planning

    • Setup

    • Drawing Lineart

    • Painting Watercolour

    • Real Plums

    • Editing in Lightroom

    • Mistake Correction in Photoshop

    • iMovie

    • Windows Movie Maker

    • Don't Want to Draw?

    • Conclusion and project

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About This Class

Mix your art, with photography knowledge, add a bit of magic and make a cute little stop motion!

Class will include watercolours, plums and…well photography, obviously =) 

A perfect weekend project to do if you ever wondered how to make a stop motion and want to impress your Instagram friends =)

I will show you things to watch out for, how to draw, shoot and put the stop motion together in both iMovie (thats for mac users) and Windows Movie Maker.

Stop motions are fun, let's make some magic! =))

Inspiration and additional links


Watercolour classes to keep you inspired

Ink & Watercolor Illustration: Learn Simple & Magical Techniques & Find Your Style by Yasmina Creates

Design a Classic Ink and Wash Watercolor In 20 Minutes by Ron Mulvey

Start with a Shape - An Illustration Challenge by Amarilys Henderson

Sketch Your Life 2: Infuse Your Art with Creativity and Imagination by Elisa Ang


Learn more about composition, light, diffusers, reflectors and still life photography in these two classes! 

Still Life Photography: Make a Perfect Breakfast Picture

12 Still Life Photography Mistakes (and what you can learn from them)



A really cool class on stop motion

Short Films: Tell Stories with Stop Motion 


Where to get free music

Classes that show where to get free music for your personal projects


Handbrake program to remove those black lines on sides if you used iMovie


Class notes

Stop motion class material


Aaaaan finally, as per usual =)

For those of you who are not on premium membership, here is a link for a free enrollment in this class =) There are 20 free places currently.

And for those who want to upgrade to premium membership, get 3 months of Skillshare Premium for only $0.99  Here is my link to use that offer

Have a great day! =)





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Mariya Popandopulo

Photographer & Illustrator

Hi! My name is Mariya and I am photographer and illustrator based in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

I never could quite decide what do I love more - photography or illustrations, so Im doing both =D

I have illustrations portfolio on Behance

My preferred social media currently is Instagram (no surprise here =D)

I also post comics and doodles under Pinks&Roses name

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