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ParaNorman exhibit spooks stop motion enthusiasts at Cartoon Art Museum

San Jose State University students, Lucie, left, and Amy Roberts, right, and Nelson Wells look at the structural makeup of a puppet from the stop motion animation film, "ParaNorman," at the Cartoon Art Museum on Mission Street in San Francisco, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. The Roberts sisters are animation majors, and Wells is majoring in creative arts. Photo by Tearsa Joy Hammock / Xpress
San Jose State University students, Lucie, left, and Amy Roberts, right, and Nelson Wells look at the structural makeup of a puppet from the stop motion animation film, “ParaNorman,” at the Cartoon Art Museum on Mission Street in San Francisco, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. The Roberts sisters are animation majors, and Wells is majoring in creative arts. Photo by Tearsa Joy Hammock / Xpress


Tim Burton is often credited for pioneering — or at least reinventing — the medium of stop motion animation with his classic The Nightmare Before Christmas.

The technique allows animators to create a tangible world with real sets, but it’s a world with endless unknown and unreal possibilites.

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