Tag Archives: Character Animation
It was at a lecture with the animator Kyle Balda that I learned an important thing about conversation; a very small margin of it is about words, the majority of communication relies on body language. Rottimorti, has no dialogue, and … Continue reading
Continuously throughout the semester I have been working on my final Senior Thesis. This is the final, cleaned up animatic. While working on this, I was also woking on the rough animation, which at this time is completed along with … Continue reading
This was my animation done at Gobelins summer school. The goal was to have a character interact with an object. The focus was on the clarity of the action and finding the correct poses to communicate the actions of the … Continue reading
It is assumed that capturing realism in animation is the key to conveying true emotion in a character. This is not true. Not even in live action films is this true. An actor is not trying to convey what is … Continue reading
While most of the lectures have focused on learning about animation the lecture given by Max Maléo focused on the actual animation process from start to finish. Max Maléo has been working on a short film Batz for the past … Continue reading
One of the most important things in character animation is finding the best way to portray that character to an audience. The topic of Yoshi Tamura ‘s lecture was how portraying a character can tell the story of the whole piece.
Having the fortunate timing of studying animation in Paris, while the Japan Expo was also taking place, Gobelins Summer School arranged for a quick lecture to be given by Shōji Kawamori.
It is important to understand that in the majority of Japanese animation, reliance on movement in the character to convey emotion is not put into the forefront, but while the movement is limited, the ability to understand the meaning behind … Continue reading
Out of all the lectures at Gobelins, Florent went the most in depth into the animation process. All the information that is rarely talked about, he talked about and gave a more intricate understanding of the technical and drafting work … Continue reading