You know, it's funny, you never really think about the little things in animation that need explaining - but without those little things, the job couldn't get done. One such little thing that often isn't so little is the animation stand, which is a crucial part of making sure each frame of an animation - whether traditional cel animation or stop-motion animation - gets properly captured on camera. Despite its essential nature, however, animation stands themselves are about as simple as they can possibly get
. In fact, it's really not that hard to build your own.