Christmas Decorations of the Future

Christmas Decorations of the Future, Chapter 1 (of 3)
Fast-forwarding to a dystopian future where time is precious, silence is rare and true affection a luxury, illustrator Margot Bowman animates the extroverted, energetic Christmas decorations that she imagines will join us for the holidays several decades from now.

Christmas Decorations Of The Future for Nowness from margot bowman on Vimeo.

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Open Source animation software : Pencil, Synfig Studio

Pencil

http://www.pencil-animation.org/

Also see:

http://www.synfig.org/cms/

Synfig Studio is a free and open-source 2D animation software, designed as powerful industrial-strength solution for creating film-quality animation using a vector and bitmap artwork. It eliminates the need to create animation frame-by frame, allowing you to produce 2D animation of a higher quality with fewer people and resources. Synfig Studio is available for Windows, Linux and MacOS X.

Books + tutorials:

http://www.desktopacademy.com/store/