Learn the importance of good drawing and draftsmanship as it relates to proficiency as a 2D, or even a 3D animator.
Start with two of the most basic and important principles of animation.
Aaron describes the concept of setting up anticipation for your movement and actions
Learn how to use follow through and overlapping action to make you animation more believable and fluid.
Aaron explains how moving your animation on arcs and even “arcs within arcs” can make it seem more life-like.
Learn how to ease in and out of your motion to soften your animation and make it seem more believable.
Contrast two different methods for animating a scene or action.
Aaron explains how to position your point of interest with the frame so that it reads clearly and properly conveys your intent and emotion.
Know the difference between “secondary action” and “overlapping action”.
Use exaggeration and “pushing your animation” to make the results feel more real.
Learn why it is so important that the public empathize with your character and they acting.
Follow an exercise to animate a two legged walk cycle.
Apply what you learned previously to get a biped run cycle.