turquoise nail art The Finnish obviously had other plans for poster making. This time period was in the centre of World War Two (just in case you haven't guessed that yet). Finland includes a deep history (albeit wii one ) with Russia and Germany. In a nutshell, Finland was seized from Sweden in 1809 by The Russian Empire. After a civil war (1914) the new government was supported by Germany. The term 'claymation', trademarked 1978 by Will Vinton, is a mix of what 'clay' and 'animation'. However, and before 'claymation' was even termed, clay animation has been in existence as long as early film era during early 1900's. Clay animation is a type of stop motion animation, a moment consuming process where the subject is moved, then shot, and also the process is repeated, one frame at a period.