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K-Sketch: Digital Storytelling with Animation Sketches

  • Richard C. Davis
  • Camellia Zakaria
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8832)

Abstract

K-Sketch gives novice animators an easy way to tell stories with animation sketches. It relies on users’ intuitive sense of space and time, and makes animation easy through the use of sketching and demonstration. Our studies have shown that people take naturally to telling stories with K-Sketch, and it is particularly helpful for exploring the timing of events. We also found that K-Sketch is a good collaborative medium for telling stories. In this demonstration we will show how K-Sketch works and explain how these advantages are realized in practice.

Keywords

Storytelling animation sketch demonstration-based informal user interfaces 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard C. Davis
    • 1
  • Camellia Zakaria
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information SystemsSingapore Management UniversitySingapore

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