With John animating and me (Mike) as support, we plowed through many many seconds of animation in a couple days.
We exported the animation from Dragonframe and applied RS Motion Blur in After Effects. We were pretty excited by the results!
The rendered file:
But really, I say the only way to experience the tedium craftsmanship of stop motion animation is to see it being created one frame at a time. Thanks to those who joined us and asked questions while we broadcast our animation sessions over Ustream!