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Anime projects

Image 2 represents another category of Scratch projects commonly seen on the Scratch web site. Many of the scratchers create the characters forwhat amounts to animated comic strips often referred to as anime . Sometimes the characters are used to tell a story and sometimes the programmers/authors/artists are content to simply draw and display the characters.Sometimes I read about two scratchers getting together with one doing the art work and the other doing the animation programming.

Image 2. how to draw a head by dialga.

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Image 2. How to draw a head by dialga.

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Image 2 shows an educational animation with instructions on how to draw thehead of an anime character. If you run the applet and click on the green button labeled next in the upper-left corner several times in succession, the program will cycle through thesteps involved in drawing a head.

I described pandalecteur earlier as a serious artist . In the same vein, I would describe dialga who created the project shown in Image 2 as an anime artist . I'm not discrediting or indicating a preference for either artist. I am simply recognizing the different viewpoints of thetwo. Click here to view more of dialga's creations.

Game projects

As you may have guessed, many scratchers like to create games. Most of them are 2D games such as the Marble Racer game by jamie shown in Image 3 where the object of the game is to use the arrow keys to cause the marble to roll all the way around the track withoutbeing slowed down by rolling onto the grass. Click here to see more projects by jamie .

In this case, you need to click the green flag in the upper-right corner to start or re-start the game. Click the red button to stop the game.

Image 3. marble racer sbe 4000 by jamie.

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Image 3. Marble Racer SBE 4000 by jamie.

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3D games

Although the mathematics involved are probably too advanced for most scratchers, a few scratchers push the envelope and attempt to make 3D games. Myobservation so far is that most of the 3D games that they make are so slow as to be extremely boring. Nonetheless, working on a 3D game in Scratch is avery educational process since Scratch doesn't provide any built-in support for doing 3D projections other than providing the necessary trigonometric functions.

A pseudo-3D animation

Image 4 shows a pseudo-3D animation of my own design. In this project, the walking sprite follows the mouse pointer. Various tricks were employedto create an illusion of perspective in order to create an illusion of 3D. If the sprite doesn't walk fairly smoothly, make sure that you have stopped theexecution of all of the other applets.

Image 4. perspective03 by dbal.

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Image 4. Perspective03 by dbal.

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An animated story

Image 5 shows an animated story named Day Dream by cremeglace . In this project, the main character has a dream that goes through several scenesbefore reaching the end of the dream. The project includes music and dancing sprites.

Questions & Answers

what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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