Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Copy of Copy of Animation

Understanding the Principles of Animation

Zin mei Yang

on 14 October 2012

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Copy of Copy of Animation

Introduction to Animation and Understanding the Principles of Animation!! Animation What is Animation? the rapid display of a sequence of images to create an illusion of movement Animation is... To create an animation we can use cameras! We take lots of photographs of a particular object or person and every time move the subject in a particular way or direction, we take another photo. This way, the objects appear moving on its own!! Photos! How do we create an animation? Using... This technique of animation is known as STOP-MOTION PHOTOGRAPHY! Example using Lego! Skittles Stop-motion!! and... Clay Models!! Wallace and Gromit Wallace and Gromit are the main characters of a British animation series. The characters are made from plasticine modeling clay on metal armatures!!

In the animation...

Wallace is an absent-minded inventor whose inventions does not always work as intended! Wallace lives in Wigan, Lancanshire and is also a cheese enthusiast!

Gromit is Wallace's pet dog. However, this pet dog is extremely intelligent! Most of the time, Gromit is the one who saves Wallace from his own inventions! Wallace and Gromit The Auto Chef Drawings!! What else? Drawing on the Whiteboard Animation Disney animators Ollie Johntson and Frank Thomas set out the 12 principles of animation. Disney's 12 Principles of Animation Squash and Stretch

The most important principle in animation is squash and stretch. This principle aims to give the subject matter weight and flexibility!! Principle no. 1 Example!! Example A Example B Anticipation

Anticipation is used to prepare the audience for action and to make the action appear more realistic. Principle no.2 Staging

The purpose of this principle is to direct the audience's attention and make it clear of what is of the greatest importance within the scene; what is happening and what is about to happen. Principle no.3 Example!! Straight ahead action and pose to pose

Straight ahead is when you start at the first drawing and draw continuous sequence of poses until the end of scene.

Pose to pose, is more planned out with key drawings, and done at intervals throught the scene. Principle no. 4 Follow through and overlapping action

Follow through means that spearate parts of the character's body will continue moving after the character has stopped.

Overlapping action is when the character changes direction, and other parts of the body are still moving to catch up with the change of direction. Principle no. 5 Slow in and slow out

This principle helps soften the action and add to the visual appeal of the animation. The fewer the drawings, the faster the action. Likewise, the more the drawings, the slower the action. Principle no. 6 Principle no. 7 Arcs

Arcs give animation a more natural actions and better flow to help eliminate staggering motions.

If the animation does not follow this principle, this will result in mechanical movements of the subject!! Appeal

Characters or objects have to be appealing to the audience, no matter what role they play. Principle no. 12 Principle 8 1. Open to a new page in your Visual Arts Process Diary

2. Leave 1 page black for your Animation title page.

3. On your next blank pages, stick in the Principles of Animation

4. Draw your own version of a bouncing ball! You must apply the Squash and Stretch principle and 2 more animation principles of your own choosing!

4. Extra-Start on your title page for ANIMATION!!! What you have to do!! Secondary Action

This principle aims to add more secondary actions to the main action so to give the subject more life.

For example, a person walking can simultaneously swing his arms, or keep them in his pocket. These are secondary action following the primary action-walk. Timing

Timing refers to the number of drawings or frames given to an action. Timing is important in pacing the speed of the animation and establishing the subjects' mood, emotion and reaction!! Principle no. 9 Exaggeration

The principle of exaggeration is to exaggerate particular features, forms or storyline of the animation. Principle no. 10 Solid Drawing

The principle of solid drawing means taking into account all forms in three dimensional space and giving these forms volume and weight. Principle no. 11 Activity!! Example!!! Example!! Example!! Example!! Example!! Example!! Example!! Example!! Example!! Example!! Example!! Example!! Example!! Using Stop-motion! Video Recorders!! Using... We can create an animation using video recorders or video cameras!
Just like using cameras to take photos of every movement of the action, we can do this by recording. Every time we want to manipulate or change the movement of an action, we pause the recorder, and then start recording again right after the changes are made. This way, we create a linear and consistent transition of all the movements of the action!! This animation technique is known as STOP-MOTION FILM ANIMATION!!! What can be animated using stop-motion? such as...

Everyday Objects - shoes, clothes, pens, chairs, utensils or even socks!!! Any Objects!!! Stop motion is an animation technique to make physically manipulated object appear to move on its own.

There are two ways to create a stop-motion animation!! What is stop-motion? Using clay models to animate is known as CLAY MATION!! Clay models are made from deformable material known as plasticine clay and usually around a wire skeleton called metal armature.

As in other forms of stop-motion animation, every time the characters or objects are moved slightly by hand, a photo/ frame is taken.

Normal stop-motion animation runs at 24 frames/ second. Making of Wallace and Gromit Or paper...! What is animate?? Animate means to give life to; make alive
Full transcript