Do Picture In Your Head What It Is You’re Animating

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

“Neither acting nor attitude could be portrayed without paying very close attention to Timing” – Frank and Ollie (THE ILLUSION OF LIFE). I’ve been studying timing charts, I have never used them before in my own animation. But I am quickly beginning to see how effective this method can be to help with timing and spacing. In 3D you don’t necessarily need timing charts, but I’ve learned to by going back over my animation to track the arcs will help with the complicated decision of timing and spacing.

Here are a few frames I’ve tracked over to follow the arcs of the motion. Frame taken from FilmStruck’s clip of THE RED SHOES (1948).

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s