Here’s a great tutorial site shared with me by Hubert. Check it out! http://www.mtmograph.com/summits/
Here are the 12 principals of Animation as developed by Disney animators in the 1930s. http://the12principles.tumblr.com/
Here’s an excerpt from a book in the Digital Library called “Fundamentals of Animation”. Enjoy! Excerpt 1 – Key Principals and Processes Excerpt 2 – The Animator as Interpreter
What is a storyboard? Once a concept or script is written for a film or animation, the next step is to make a storyboard. A storyboard visually tells the story of an animation panel by panel, kind of like a comic book. Your storyboard will should convey some of the following information: What charaters are in […]
Intro to Motion
This video shows the process of building a complete animation, and shows how sometimes lots of motion is not needed to convey emotion, or build empathy with a character.
This is a great tutorial which covers a lot of common questions about rendering, as well as some great tips for speeding up your workflow. Felt Tips – After Effects Render Tips from Felt Tips on Vimeo.
Here are some other great typographic animations. Lets break them down in class and see if we can identify what typefaces, and what principals of animation are at work in each. This one is directly like what we will do. Karloff, convergence of beauty and ugliness from Thibault de Fournas on Vimeo. An animated analysis […]
Word as Image
Guys from Coming Soon made typographic stop motion for “Toerisme Vlaanderen”.