Tips & Tricks

Animation is all about expressing yourself!

Tips & Tricks
Hi Folks, It's good to be back with writing about animation after a long period of time and a successive group called crazy animators in Orkut. Well Orkut is finished and so as the animation has taken a big leap and is constantly changing it's flow like a river. What we know animation today is altogether different from the times of Disney & Warner bros!! A lot has changed! be it in contents, story development and presentation. Lot of technologies has been introduced and a lot are coming soon. Well animation may have changed its cloths and medium with the time but the basics of animation is still the same i.e. “Animation is altogether about expressing yourself"! Believe me friends after a long successful production career in animation; it's been always about how I am able to

Eye Darts

Tips & Tricks
Here I am with another tip for animation. Today I am gonna speak about " Eye Darts" ! Yes the importance of eye darts in facial animation. It is often observed when young animators bring their animation for a check, they always forget to do eye darts or eye movements. The eye movements which are known as darts has a significant and important role in Animation. Usually when eye is not animated it looks cock eyed and it is difficult to convey the expressions you wanna show about the character. Always Remember: " A good animation is that in which the characters looks live every second" So Eye darts always sells!! It keeps the character live. Tip: Always do the darts with an eye blink whenever your character is entering a different expression or changing his or her viewpoint. I found...