Slow, slow, stop motion

Sorry I haven't posted anything in the last few months. I've been somewhat taxed mentally, for various reasons. One of them is THIS little pain in my bum! This semester (and thankfully *only* this semester) I'm doing stop motion. To those unfamiliar, it's animation made by photographing physical objects, moving them a little, and moving … Continue reading Slow, slow, stop motion

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51 animation exercises (level 2)

I'm baaaaaaack! Don't think I just disappeared, I was hard at work on the next level of animation exercises. They were both more complicated and, well, more (13 vs the 11 of level 1) so it took quite some time. So without further ado, here is the next level of animation exercises, now with music … Continue reading 51 animation exercises (level 2)

51 animation exercises (level 1)

The first year ended, but that doesn't mean I should stop learning, right? I looked for exercises in animation to do over summer break, and found quite the comprehensive list from AnimatorIsland: http://www.animatorisland.com/51-great-animation-exercises-to-master/ 51 animation exercises divided by level, from the classic bouncing ball to a character putting on pants. It looks interesting, it looks challenging, … Continue reading 51 animation exercises (level 1)

Newton

This has nothing to do with Isaac Newton. It's just the name of the animation exercise we were given, since it deals with gravity. Yes, it is a silly connection, but the name stays. In this exercise we were supposed to drop three things on our character: a feather, a ball, and a stone block - … Continue reading Newton