Vol. 2 No. 1 (2023): The QUEST: Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

Design and Development of Improvised Pivotal Animation Board

Engr. Billie Jack DR. Pasion
Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology
Marites Cumbe
Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology
Rodelyn Vertudazo
Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology
Roberto Santiago
Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology
Aldrich Nathaniel Marte
Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology

Published 06/30/2023


  • Animation board,
  • Education,
  • Pivotal,
  • Portable,
  • Rechargeable

How to Cite

Pasion, B. J., Cumbe, M., Vertudazo, R., Santiago, R., & Marte, A. N. (2023). Design and Development of Improvised Pivotal Animation Board. The QUEST: Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.60008/thequest.v2i1.60


This research project aimed to create and refine an innovative tool for animators called the Improvised Pivotal Animation Board (IPAB). The IPAB differs from existing Light-emitting Diode (LED) tracing boards in terms of its unique functionality. The researchers employed the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Evaluation (ADDIE) model, adapting it to suit the specific requirements of the study. During the analysis phase, the researchers examined the features of commonly used lightboxes in the animation industry and academic settings. They focused on traditional animation techniques to identify key aspects to incorporate into the IPAB. Additionally, the researchers considered the overall cost of developing the IPAB, ensuring an economically feasible design. Moreover, the design of the IPAB was aligned with the Harmonized Gender & Development Guidelines, guaranteeing inclusivity. The development phase followed a Gantt chart, serving as a roadmap for the researchers. They used this framework to guide the creation and testing of the IPAB. The results of the study indicated that the IPAB was successfully developed and exhibited optimal functionality. The device's stability was verified, and it demonstrated the ability to pivot in both left and right directions. Furthermore, the IPAB was designed to be rechargeable, enhancing its convenience and usability.

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