Bouncing Ball exercise
Review of Syllabus
Brief discussion of "the 12 principles of animation" as stated by Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston.
Quoted from the site www.frankanollie.com and Paraphrased by Nataha Lightfoot from the "Illusion Of Life" by Frank Thomas & Ollie Johnston.(pp.47-69) Look these up and read the original version for a complete understanding.:
Importance of scene planning and more specifically "thumnailing:"
We thumnail out our key storytelling poses to give us a roadmap of what we are trying to accomplish. See Pixar animation'sVictor Navone's thumbnail gallery. See Carlos Baena's "Planning Case Study: The Incredibles."
Namely the importance of control isolation and space switching.
Begin working on the homework.
Animate a bouncing ball in an orthographic side view with weight relative to a basketball 75-150 frames. Deliver Quicktime Movie
Video reference of a push, pull, or lift. Deliver Quicktime Movie
Thumbnail key poses from video reference. Deliver Thumbnails as a .jpg
Read to page 46 in ASK.
Bring in your Reel!