Monday, March 28, 2011

Animation Principles

During school we practiced and studied the principles with basic animations. Thinking back I realized even if I had a clearer perception of animation (which I'm still learning), I felt I was fighting the software more than understanding what I was trying to animate. I wanted to go back and revisit these exercises. It keeps me practicing, animating, and thinking. So here is, hopefully, the first of many studies I am eager to continue exploring as I keep the ball rolling.

"Do not forget to study the basics." John Lasseter emphasized this in an interview when referring to aspiring animation students. Through school, and most interviews I read or hear, these words seem to resonate in one form or another.

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