www.willvinton.com Will Vinton, creator of many clay animation
http://www.aardman.com/showcase/chick_fr.html making of chicken run
http://home.neb.rr.com/monarchrose/animation.htm examples and directions from a 6th grade class
http://home.neb.rr.com/monarchrose/computer.htm how to animate with Paint Shop Pro
http://www.foraystechnology.com/claymation/overview.html excellent page to use on how to learn the basics. I followed this for my first animation.