In this video, explore the varied styles of animation and how they impact production, such as 2D art, photography, or CG elements.
- Does your client know what they want their project…to look like?…(upbeat music)…When a client approaches me for animation,…they usually just want to say…that they want something animated.…Unless they have a character that's already designed,…I have no idea what look or style they might want,…so I start by asking them to provide me…with sample looks of something they like,…something they might want to emulate.…Hopefully they can state an animation…that you're familiar with, but I often hear,…"I want it to look like a Disney feature animation."…After a brief discussion of how Disney feature animation…quality costs more than a million dollars a minute,…well then we get down to reality.…
I ask them to Google images…and provide me with a couple samples…or tell me the name of a series or character that they like.…Looking at the sample styles helps us pick a general look,…and that's enough to tell me if we need to create 2D,…3D, photographic, or clay-style puppets.…You can't really plan or budget a project…until you know the style of look…
- Creating a list of production needs
- How the varied styles of animation impact production
- Creating usable digital puppets
- Working with drawn characters, objects, and CG characters
- Adding value to the look of your production
- Exploring various audio recording options
- Organizing files for production, backup, and transport
- Using animation cycles
- Building and editing a scene
- Troubleshooting issues
- Tricks for enhancing your production
- Post-production and delivery
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After Effects Guru: Character Animatorwith Ian Robinson2h 19m Intermediate
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